Brent Tener 
Executive Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships,
Vanderbilt University
Speaker: Navigating Financial Aid for Lower-Income Students Panel February 9th, 2022

Brent Tener currently serves as Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Vanderbilt University and has worked in financial aid for almost 30 years. He has presented numerous times at national, regional and state associate conferences, and was one of the main architects of Vanderbilt’s current need-based financial aid program, Opportunity Vanderbilt. Prior to Vanderbilt, Brent worked at Wichita State University in Admissions and in Financial Aid.

Brent graduated from Wichita State University with a B.A. in Political Science and a M.Ed. in Counseling, with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration. He currently serves as the National Chair for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).

He and his wife, Stacy, have been married for thirty years and have two sons. Mitchell is a senior at TCU and Bryson is a sophomore at the University of Georgia.