Joseph George Chromy, Jr. passed away unexpectedly on July 28, 2019, after an 18-month battle with glioblastoma. Joe’s official obituary may be accessed here.

Joe spent his professional life in the student loan industry, specifically focusing on the management of student loan portfolios. Joe worked for Unger & Associates, National Asset Management and served as VP of Sales & Executive Vice President for Education Credit Services for (ECS). Joe was instrumental in building ECS’s business from a small start-up to a successful national company with a diverse customer base. Joe’s extensive knowledge of the student loan industry led him to advocate for improvements in federal policy, regulations, and practices that have become standard industry norms.
Joe established a consulting firm, Momentum Business Strategies (MBS), in 2002. For 15 years, Joe successfully assisted home office markets, businesses, and government contractors to reinvent and achieve their strategic and fiscal goals by infusing a culture of managerial courage and executing innovations in strategic planning, market analysis, and corporate management.

Joe is remembered by his friends and colleagues for his caring/friendly nature. His laugh and smile were contagious, and he will be deeply missed.

A Buddhist memorial ceremony will be Friday, August 16, at 12:00 p.m. in the sanctuary at the National Funeral Home in Falls Church, VA, followed by a graveside ritual. To assist the family in planning the event, please notify Gail daMota at, if you plan on attending.

A Celebration of Life will also be held for family and friends on Saturday, August 24, in Andover, MA.

In lieu of flowers, family has asked that you please consider contributing to one of the following charities:

Glioblastoma Foundation

National Brain Tumor Society

Arlington County Fire Department
Attn: Financial Offices
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Please include: In honor of Joseph George Chromy, Jr.

























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