Bob Giannino
Chief Executive Officer

Higher Ed

  • College Access
  • College Applications
  • Costs
  • Dropout rate
  • Economy and college
  • Finance and funding
  • Financial aid
  • Lenders
  • Pell Grant

Bob Giannino is Chief Executive Officer of uAspire, a national leader in providing college affordability services to young people and families, with local operations in Massachusetts (Boston, Springfield, Lawrence and Fall River) and the San Francisco Bay Area (San Francisco & Oakland), and training partnerships reaching more than 26 other states. This year, uAspire will serve more than 15,000 students, in grades 7-16, across Massachusetts and California and will reach an additional 75,000 young people through a mix of direct service work – on the ground and virtually – and partnerships with local, regional and national non-profit organizations, school districts and charter management organizations. By 2017, uAspire will reach more than a million young people every year through a mix of direct service, training partnerships, and policy and systemic change work. Under Bob’s leadership, uAspire has been recognized for the important role it plays on issues of college access, success and affordability.