Flywire Headlines 2019 Bursars SFS Conference

BOSTON, March 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flywire, a company that solves complex payment problems for leading businesses and institutions, is the lead sponsor of the 2019 National College & University Bursars SFS Conference taking place March 31 – April 3 in San Antonio, Texas. Flywire executives and clients will be part of two  sessions at the event – one focused on international education in today’s current political climate, and another on financial literacy for Gen Z students. In addition, Flywire will sponsor a complimentary professional development workshop on leadership effectiveness for attendees.

The Bursars SFS Conference, hosted by Professional Development Group (PDG), provides education to the administrative side of higher ed. The event includes a variety of career enrichment and networking opportunities regarding industry trends, solutions, procedures and much more. This year’s conference will include attendees from over 200 private, public, and proprietary colleges, universities, trade and technical schools from throughout the U.S.

Session Information:

FlyForum Workshop: Using “The Leadership 7” To Drive Personal Effectiveness
Date/Time:      Sun. March 31, 8:30 am – Noon
Presenter:       Brad Waldron, 99 RainMaker

This complimentary workshop, led by award-winning presenter, author and executive coach Brad Waldron, will help attendees achieve better business results in leadership and communication and focus on effective ways to increase their personal impact.

Working with the Rapidly Changing Global Community
Date/Time:       Tues. April 2, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Panelists:         Kelli Accardi, Flywire; Amir Erez, Cedar Financial; Susan Kolls, Northeastern University; Jessica Sabourin, Harvard University

This session will discuss the current political climate and its impact on international students and higher education. Specific topics include international payments, collections, and new regulations such as GDPR.

Financial Literacy Tools & Strategies for the Gen Z Student
Date/Time:       Tues. April 2, 1:45 – 2:45 pm
Presenters:      Judi Flink - Retired, University of Illinois System and Flywire; Betsy Burton-Strunk, BankMobile Disbursements

This session will look at the shift in financial expectations from millennials to Gen Z students. Panelists will share ideas for building financial literacy on campus for Gen Z students and point administrators to resources that will support the development of financial literacy and money management programs on campus.

About Flywire
Flywire solves complex payment problems for businesses and institutions to empower new opportunities globally and locally. The company processes billions in payments per year, connecting all the entities involved to make those transactions faster, more secure, less expensive, and more transparent. Clients in business, education and healthcare use Flywire’s full-service platform to tailor the payment experience for their customers and to create a single point of visibility and control for payer engagement and receivables management – from invoicing and payment through reconciliation. Flywire also supports its clients with end-to-end customer support including multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as around-the-clock online payment tracking. The company is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London and Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Cluj (Romania), and Sydney. For more information, visit


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