About Us

About Us 2017-09-20T11:14:18+00:00

At College Aid Planners, we are able to help families face the skyrocketing cost of college through our unique understanding of all the intricate details of the college financial aid system, college savings options, and educational tax breaks.

Joseph Orsolini

Joe Orsolini is an expert in college planning who profoundly understands the intricate details of the college financial aid system, college savings and educational tax breaks. He specializes in the unique financial needs of parents who plan on sending their children to college. Joe draws from many years of experience assisting families of all income levels with the college planning process, college savings, tax preparation, and retirement advice.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Bradley University. He is a former chapter president of the Independent Accountants Association of Illinois and a past President of the Lombard Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He has been selected three times for inclusion in the LACONI (Library Administrators Conference of Northern Illinois) “Best of the Best” speakers resource guide for his program, Don’t Pay the College Sticker Price.

As a nationally respected authority on college planning, Joe has been featured in a variety of media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Kiplinger’s, FOX Business, Savingforcollege.com, Forbes, Business Insider, MSN Money, US News & World Report, and Yahoo Finance.

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Jennifer Wesol

Jennifer brings years of customer service and operation experience from the banking industry.  For over thirteen years she has served in a variety of capacities with Bank One and its legacy organizations, American National, First Chicago and Gary-Wheaton Bank.

Her experience includes working with both retail and commercial customers. She focused on the customer service needs of middle-market corporate clients, as well as the needs of the owners and key executives.  Her responsibilities included managing the daily cash flow and liquidity for these customers.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago.