U.S. Department of Education
Biography: Cynthia Hammond has been at the Department of Education for close to 15 years. In the past 5 years she has been working with Federal Student Aidís Office of Policy Liaison and Implementation. The vast majority of her day, every day, is spent on implementation of the Gainful Employment regulations. As one of Jeff Bakerís senior staff, Cynthia interacts with all areas of Federal Student Aid including Program Compliance, NSLDS, and the GE Operations Team as well as all areas of the Department including the Office of Postsecondary Education, the Undersecretaryís office, and the General Counselís office.