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Abraham Marinez

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Abraham Marinez is the Product Design Group Director for Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office at the U.S. Department of Education which is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. As the first Product Design Group at FSA, he is responsible for establishing human-centered design practices within the agency and leading/building a team of UX professionals overseeing the user experience for students, parents, and borrowers on and the myStudentAid app.

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