Garrett Neiman is CEO of CollegeSpring, a nonprofit he co-founded in 2008 as a sophomore at Stanford University. After launching CollegeSpring during the heart of the recession,Garrett has grown CollegeSpring into California’s largest nonprofit provider of SAT and college preparation services for students from low-income backgrounds. CollegeSpring has now reached 7,000 students, and employs 25 full-time staff members and hundreds of part-time employees. CollegeSpring’s work has been featured in The White House Report’s: “Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income Students,” The New York Times, Forbes, BusinessWeek, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Education Week, The San Francisco Business Times, The Orange County Register, NBC Bay Area, and Sheryl Sandberg’s #1 bestselling book, “Lean In”. Garrett is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Milken Institute Young Leader, Hitachi Foundation Young Entrepreneur, Goldman Sachs Intriguing Entrepreneur, and Forbes “30 Under 30” Education honoree.
Co-founder and CEO, College Spring