MANAGEMENT TEAM

Jeff Harris
Vice President, Operations

Jeff brings to ESM Chaperone a wide range of financial, organizational, and risk management experience.  Most recently, Jeff was Director of Finance and Capital Markets for First Potomac Realty Trust, an over $1 billion public REIT.  At First Potomac, he oversaw the finance, risk management, asset management, and IT functions.  Jeff holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an MBA from Columbia University.

Carlo Salerno
Director of Business Development

Carlo brings to ESM Chaperone in-depth knowledge of U.S. higher education and federal financial aid policy.  He was most recently a Senior Analyst with the U.S. Government Accountability Office, where he worked frequently with both Congressional Hill staff and higher education industry lobbying groups on a diverse range of federal student aid and university cost projects.  Carlo holds a B.A. from Eastern Michigan University and a Ph.D. in higher education, with a concentration in economics, from The Pennsylvania State University.

Jeff Weinstein
Director of Analytics

Jeff brings to ESM Chaperone substantial experience with postsecondary education policy and the federal student loan programs.  Jeff was formerly a Senior Economist with the U.S. Government Accountability Office, where his primary area of research was higher education finance and student aid.  Jeff holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, specializing in the economics of education, public finance, and economic demography.