Our team has spent six years studying the financial aid process. Working with politicians, parents, college access organizations, corporations, leasing agencies, foster-care organizations, Hispanic oriented organizations, black oriented organizations, counseling services, Student Support services, organizations geared towards helping low-income families, and we have sat down with over 150 middle class families about the financial aid process. In total we have done over 2500 interviews about the college financial aid process and how we could fix it.
Bryon Pierson - CEO, Cofounder
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, '18 B.S., Political Science
Bryon was Emancipated at age 15, proceeded self-fund college, accumulating $50K in student debt
Arron Zheng - Cofounder, Developer
Washington University in St. Louis, '22 B.S., Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Arron has experience in business development, specifically with Lansing Sales & Marketing.
Cameron Sumpter - CTO
Virginia Tech '15 B.S., Business Information Technology
Cameron is a serial engineer with prior tech startup experience, as well as previous employment with three Fortune 500 companies.
Wesley Butler - Developer
Wesley is a serial engineer with diverse experience across several tech startups in project management capacities.
Will Wang - developer
Washington University in St. Louis, '22
B.S., Computer Science
Will is helping the company on the technology side, bringing a passion for coding and transforming technology into something of tangible value.
Krishna Karur - developer
B.S., Computer Science and Business Administration
Krisha previously worked for one of our competitors, MoneyThink.
Former Vice President of Operations, Fontbonne University
Associate Director of Admissions & Recruitment, George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis
Former Admissions Officer, Ranken Technical Institute
Former School Counselor, Saint Louis Public Schools
Former VP of Marketing, Spectrum
Accelerator Coordinator, Stadia Ventures