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IFA: Faculty

Michael T. Albano

Michael T. Albano
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
Wesleyan University

Michael T. Albano has worked at Wesleyan University since 2015. He began his career in financial aid in 2005 after being a work-study student in the financial aid office at his undergraduate institution or three years. Prior to joining Wesleyan Michael served in a variety of progressively responsible roles at Bay Path University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Amherst College.

Michael is active in various capacities within state (CAPFAA & MASFAA) and national professional associations. He currently serves as a member of the New England Regional Council of the CollegeBoard and is the Regionally Elected Representative to the CollegeBoard’s CSS/Financial Assistance Assembly. Michael is also a graduate of the CollegeBoard Enrollment Leadership Academy (ELA) and is a very proud graduate of the Institute on Financial Aid.

Michael has over thirteen years of professional financial aid experience. Michael obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Western New England University, Master of Education in Higher Education & Counseling from Springfield College, and is currently completing his Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education Administration at Northeastern University.

In his spare time Michael is an avid traveler, fan of all things Broadway, cook/baker, and loves playing tennis.