DeDe Tolar is the Director of Financial Aid at the International College of Broadcasting. She has been working in Financial Aid for the past 26+ years. In 1992, DeDe began teaching at a local preschool in Mississippi and she continued that path for a little over 5 years. She was offered a position working in financial aid in 1997 and pursued a new pathway that allowed her more of an opportunity for advancement. She began her career as an entry level file reviewer and continued to grow and advance her way to the top position working in Financial Aid Disbursement. In 2022, she had the opportunity to move to Ohio and work for the International College of Broadcasting. DeDe had already had an understanding and awareness of the International College of Broadcasting while working in Mississippi. She knew that the change in career path was an opportunity for her to add value to the institution and grow in her own career.
DeDe finds fulfillment in seeing our students grow and flourish in an industry that excites them. Her skills in organization and with numbers allow her to be successful at what she does and help our students in their understanding of the financial aid process.