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The Office of Financial Assistance: Staff

James E. Green, Director of Financial Assistance
Mr. Green joined the Office of Financial Assistance in the fall of 2014. He holds both a BA and MA in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri. Mr. Green has more than 20 years experience in financial aid and is excited to be a part of the HSSU family. He is committed to providing students with the best service possible while ensuring all state, federal, and institutional regulations are followed. Mr. Green can be contacted at (314) 340-3502 or via email at

Ashley N. Byington, Financial Aid Counselor
Ashley has worked at Harris-Stowe since 2005 and transitioned to the Office of Financial Assistance in 2006. As the first face that students saw upon entering the office for eight years, she understands how important it is to provide the best customer service experience possible. Now that she is a counselor, she is committed to doing everything possible to build a relationship between the students she services and the office that she works in. Ashley received her BS in Business Administration from HSSU in 2013. Contact her at (314) 340-3507 or via email at

Benjale Bailey Jr., Default Prevention Counselor
Benjale joined the Office of Financial Assistance in July of 2014. He holds a BA in International Affairs from Bethune-Cookman University and he is currently pursuing a MS in Higher Education with a specialization in Leadership for Student Success at Walden University. His commitment to assist students with managing their student loan debt was ignited throughout his experience in financial aid. Contact him at (314) 340-3578 or via email at


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