Our College Funding Advisors

We have assembled a top notch team!

Stuart Grossman, President

Stuart Grossman


As President of College Funding Systems and Grossman & Associates Financial Services, Inc. He can help you maximize your financial aid, and he can help you craft a strategic plan that can help you pay for college without massive debt and without sacrificing retirement savings.


Chris Gray

Vice President

We help families legally and ethically position themselves to get as much financial aid as possible. In these tough economic times, this has been a valuable resource for families.

Operations Manager Phil Serjeant

Phil Serjeant

Operations Manager

Hi, my name is Phil. I was born and raised in Los Angeles and have since lived in Oregon, Alaska, and for the last 20+ years, Washington state. I attended Cornell University’s School of Labor & Industry, as well as the DDI Executive Leadership Program. 

Jon Terry, Student Services Advisor

Jon Terry


I enjoy my job with our company for a variety of reasons. Perhaps most importantly, I enjoy my job because of the people I work with. In my personal and professional life, I value loyalty above all else. I have the privilege of working with a team of people who go above and beyond to empower me to help our clients to the very best of my abilities.

Advisor Cherry Vinoya

Cherry Vinoya

Assistant to the President

With my experience working in higher education I am prepared to help our clients navigate enrollment and financial aid. The process can be overwhelming but it’s our mission to help our clients get through as smoothly as possible.


Anjeanette Sausedo

Assistant to the Vice-President

I feel as though my compilation of experience affords me the ability to provide quality support to our clients. Additionally, my experiences drive me to continually improve upon the level of quality information and support imparted during each client interaction, which in turn increases the successfulness of our students.

Kathy Steblaj Student Counselor

Kathy Steblaj

Student Counselor

As a Counselor, she was the Running Start Coordinator and gained expertise in college preparation, selection, application procedures and scholarships. She prides herself in being a “student centered” counselor and finds helping students very rewarding.

Advisor Britany Phillips

Britany Phillips

Student Counselor

I find it truly rewarding to help students discover their college and career goals and make it a priority to get to know each student’s strengths and interests. I hope to have the opportunity to work with your student(s) as they maneuver through the sometimes overwhelming process of post-secondary planning.

Advisor Charles Spencer

Charles Spencer

Student Counselor

Being able to work with students in a manner that I am accustomed to is very rewarding. However, I have also enjoyed the opportunity to work with the rest of the family as well. You may not have all of the answers at first, but our team prides itself on being a reliable resource for college preparation and decision making.