Bio: Brian Weingart

Brian WeingartBrian Weingart, Senior Director for Financial Aid

Brian Weingart is the Senior Director of Financial Aid for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.  Mr. Weingart joined the Commission staff in October 2011.  In this position, Mr. Weingart provides overall leadership and coordination of state-level student financial aid programs.  He serves as a resource for institutional and external grants, scholarships, loans, and student work-study programs for West Virginia’s public higher education system and develops strategies to support recruitment and retention of nearly 100,000 students annually through financial aid programs.  Previously, Mr. Weingart served in various roles at Alderson-Broaddus College including Interim Vice President of Business and Finance, Director of Financial Aid, and Admissions Counselor.  Mr. Weingart received a Bachelor of Arts in secondary education from Alderson-Broaddus College and a Master of Arts in educational leadership studies from West Virginia University.