Alumnus Joins Wallin EP Board of Trustees

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Kaleb Rumicho Joins Board of Trustees

MINNEAPOLIS [April 2, 2019] — Wallin Education Partners (Wallin EP) is pleased to announce the election of Kaleb Rumicho as a trustee.

Kaleb is currently an attorney with Fredrikson & Byron. He received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College and his J.D. from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. Kaleb has served as a law clerk for both the U.S. Securities and

Exchange Commission and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Kaleb Rumicho is a former Wallin Education Partners scholar along with two of his siblings who received support from the program throughout college.

At Fredrikson, Kaleb assists clients in all aspects of commercial and debt finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. In addition to his corporate practice, he also practices public law, including election and political law. Prior to law school, Kaleb worked in the United States Senate where some of his duties included liaising between various federal agencies and the Senate office on behalf of Minnesota constituents.

“I’m reminded every day as a lawyer that so many opportunities I’ve had were because of the great education I received. Wallin EP’s support played an early and important role. It is a great honor to give back to Wallin EP and help more students reach their highest potential and strengthen our communities through their accomplishments.” said Kaleb Rumicho.

About Wallin Education Partners

Wallin Education Partners is a highly effective college-completion program that combines financial aid with a comprehensive, individualized, advising support, workshops to build financial acumen, and college to career services to ensure graduation. In addition, scholars meet donors, a unique element that provides caring adults who are interested in their success. Today, Wallin Education Partners celebrates a 90% graduation rate of scholars earning their college degrees within six years. Wallin Education Partners has a 95% career placement rate, an 80% regional retention rate, and 39% of students graduate with no debt.