First American Education Team

Claire Donohue

Senior Vice President

Claire oversees the operational activities of the sales organization for the K-12 Education Finance business.  Prior to her current role, Claire served as an Assistant Vice President, Project Manager overseeing credit and preparing documentation. She also was the recipient of the company's Excellence Award in 2017 for leadership and exemplary client service.
A graduate of the University of Rochester, Claire received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, with minors in business and physics. She is continuing her education and will complete her MBA in Fall 2020. 

In her free time, she enjoys playing sports, particularly volleyball and tennis, and is also passionate about spending time with her family and friends on the lake. Claire currently resides in Pittsford, NY.

(585) 643-3365

"I have certainly appreciated my relationship with Shawn Corrigan and Claire Donohue for our first time using First American. Based on this relationship, I plan to continue using them in the future as financing needs arise."

-Unified School District No. 313

"First American has the ability to provide schools across the country with the tools and resources they need in order to accelerate their students’ learning capabilities. I am so proud of the work we do in the education space. Every day I look forward to watching the continued success of the schools with whom we partner." 

- Claire Donohue