So far we've helped families avoid over $20 million
in student loan debt. And we're just getting started.

We believe every child deserves a college fund. Join us on our mission to
make college affordable for every American family. Learn more here.

What makes CollegeBacker different?

  • Pay what’s fair

    We believe in universal access to college savings, so we let you choose your own monthly fee.

  • Your interests first

    We've got your back. We never take commissions and always recommend low-fee investments.

  • Pay it forward

    We use 1% of your fee to reach low-income families around the country.

Our Team

Jordan went from mediocre student to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton grad, all because a high school teacher pushed him to realize his potential. A startup veteran and Y Combinator alum.
Jordan Lee

Founder & CEO

Day or night, Jeremy keeps CB running as a lean, mean, machine. An ops savant, he helped scale Home Chef from 8 people to over 600, and has years of experience in finance and consulting.
Jeremy Feit

Head of Operations

James is our creative marketing maestro, helping us reach all types of families across the country. In prior lives, he led marketing at Brave, Stockpile, and Kurbo, among others.
James Ryan

Head of Growth

Mathieu is our fearless engineering leader, pushing our product forward and making sure your savings is safe and secure. Formerly VP of Engineering at Caring.com.
Mathieu Lajugie

Head of Engineering

Val has architected CollegeBacker from the very beginning. His fingerprints are all over the CB codebase, from complex backend systems to carefully-designed user interactions.
Valentino Aluigi

Software Architect

Sera is fast and furious across the stack, but brings artisan-level craft to front-end development, from fluid feature flows to pixel-perfect marketing pages.
Sera Bak

Software Engineer

Bechir is CollegeBacker’s diplomat extraordinaire, forging strategic alliances with mission-aligned orgs. A Yale grad, Stanford MBA (with an MA in Education), and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative alum.
Bechir Pierre

Head of Business Development

With a background in financial services, Maida is our resident expert on CollegeBacker families. She’s on the frontlines helping them achieve their goals and ensuring we understand their needs.
Maida Suljic

Customer Success

Greg is what you might call a “full-stack designer.” If you can imagine it, he can design it. Even more important, he can run a tight process to turn those fuzzy imaginings into concrete solutions.
Greg Allison

Design Lead

Dan Macklin

Co-founder, Sofi

Want to join us?

We're Hiring

Jennifer Carolan

Reach Capital

Tom Blaisdell

CEO, Alignpact

David Rochon

President, UPromise

Miriam Rivera

Ulu Ventures

Ryan Caldbeck

CEO, Circleup

Bharat Mediratta

CTO, Dropbox

Andrew Sutherland

Founder, Quizlet

Doug Smith

VP, Vindicia & Bill.com

Abby Chao

Co-founder Emeritus

Maxime Prades

Product Lead, Facebook

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