The First Marblehead Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides outsourcing services for private education lending in the United States. It provides an integrated suite of design, implementation, and securitization services for student loan programs to national and regional financial institutions and educational institutions, as well as businesses, education loan marketers, and other enterprises. The company's services include program design and marketing; borrower inquiry and application; loan origination and disbursement; loan securitization; and loan servicing activities, as well as offer services in connection with private label loan products. It primarily focuses on loan programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, as well as on the primary and secondary school market. The First Marblehead Corporation was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.