About us.


The CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan is sponsored by the Indiana Education Savings Authority; Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc., is the Plan's Program Manager.

Indiana Education Savings Authority

The Indiana Education Savings Authority is the governing board of the CollegeChoice plans. The Authority is a nine-member board comprised of representatives of several state agencies and other individuals as appointed by the Governor. Board members include: Treasurer of State who serves as chairman, Commissioner for Higher Education who serves as vice-chairman, Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Budget Director, and five other gubernatorial appointees.


Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc., the Program Manager, is a leading provider and administrator of 529 plans, focused on helping all American families invest for college. As a manager of 529 plan services to state partners, the company administers over 32 direct-sold, advisor-sold, and prepaid plans across 18 states, providing customized recordkeeping and administration platforms. Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc., is a registered broker-dealer, a member of FINRA, and is registered with the MSRB.