"Financially Ungraduated" is a term that my guests today, the co-founders of Arbol, created to address a big issue in today's world... financial illiteracy for students.
The truth is, many high achieving students have the drive to finish college but unfortunately, due to a lack of financial education and resources, they're unable to finish in time. And that can cause a huge negative impact on their lives moving forward.
So in this episode, I've invited my guests to talk about what they're doing to tackle this issue and how we can support them in the fight against financial illiteracy for students.
This episode is part 2 out of a 2 part series we’re collaborating on.
Follow Arbol and the founders on social media:
LinkedIn (David): https://www.linkedin.com/in/dgonzalez53/
LinkedIn (Favio): https://www.linkedin.com/in/favioosorio/
More about the Founders:
David Gonzalez: Co-Founder, Co-CEO
First-generation college graduate who earned a business degree from Buffalo State College and an MBA from Canisius College. David has 10 years of professional experience working across all major business functions at large companies and startups. Most recently, David was the COO at early-stage startup Kangarootime where he helped secure $8M+ in venture financing, scaled the team from 10 to 50 employees, expanded into enterprise and markets generating a 15X increase in revenue.
Read more about David: https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/inno/stories/profiles/2021/06/10/david-gonzalez-kangarootime-profile.html
Favio Osorio: Co-Founder, Co-CEO
Favio Osorio (co-founder, Co-CEO): Favio has 10+ years of experience in financial services holding various roles across several functions including wealth financial planning, project management, business analytics and strategy. Favio was a founding member of M&T Bank’s Multicultural Banking group responsible for supporting various enterprise-wide initiatives intended to enhance the banking experience of multicultural customers. Favio has developed a deep understanding of the distinctive challenges and preferences of multicultural segments, in particular immigrants and communities of color. Favio earned an Economics and Business degree from Mount St. Mary's University and has an MBA from Duke University’s The Fuqua School of Business.
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