Ellen Frishberg, Ed.D, is a higher education financing consultant at Executive Function, LLC. Ellen handles scholarship management and consulting on financing for Schmidt Vocal Arts singers. Dr. Frishberg earned her doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania, with an emphasis on public policy. She has a master’s degree in Counseling and Student Development and a Bachelor’s in Sociology from the State University of New York. She started her company after a thirty-year career in enrollment management, student financial aid administration, and public policy at a variety of colleges and universities. She has completed projects for, among others, the U.S. Department of Education, the Gates Millennium Scholarship program, and other foundations. Dr. Frishberg has served as an expert on higher education and student aid in the federal rulemaking process, for national associations, and for federal and state governmental agencies. Her children are both working artists and attended college for the arts – music and sculpture.