Our Team

Executive Team

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Alfonso Carney III, Chief Executive Officer

Alfonso spends his time thinking about how to turn college potential into real world success. He grew up between Washington, DC and Manhattan acutely aware of the social and professional challenges faced by people of color. Alfonso formerly worked in Consumer Finance at RedRock Financial and as a Management Consultant at Publicis. He has an Economics degree from Amherst College and a JD / MBA from the University of Virginia. Outside of work he spends time rooting for the Dallas Cowboys and reading his favorite author, JM Holmes.
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Georges Clement, Chief Product Officer

Georges is an experienced entrepreneur and product manager. He was a Cheng Fellow and received his Master’s in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, Georges was the Founder and Executive Director at JustFix, a Fellow with Blue Ridge Labs @ the Robin Hood Foundation, and a Product Manager at General Assembly. He is a New Yorker with a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has been selected as a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy. Georges enjoys playing soccer in the park and eating bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches from his corner bodega.

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Joshua Zemke, Chief Technology Officer

Josh has been on the computer ever since he developed the fine motor skills to use a keyboard. He is particularly interested in using technology to build connections and understanding how design can help people be their best selves. Josh previously worked at Target as a software engineer responsible for modernizing warehouse distribution systems. He enjoys board games, befriending cats, and reminiscing about the internet of the early aughts.

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Eric Cole, Head of Partnerships & Key Accounts

For nearly 30 years, Eric has held senior management roles in the financial services industry. During this time, he also founded his own company, raised money in the venture capital arena, participated in two start-ups and worked for decades at Fidelity Investments. In various senior management roles, he has interviewed over a thousand candidates and hired hundreds. A born and bred New Englander, Eric has lived on both coasts and traveled extensively. He has a BS in Business Administration from Skidmore College and a MA in Organizational Psychology from William James College. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, competitive ski racer and sailor. In his spare time, he manages a rap rock band of Berklee College of Music alumni.