Meet Frank

At Frank, we have one mission — getting students to and through college while radically improving their financial lives.

Who We Are

We believe that education is an investment in our future. By bringing our unique and diverse experiences to our mission we aim to empower students to build a strong financial foundation for themselves and their future.

The Problem

Research shows that financial concerns are a primary factor in why many students fail to complete their college degree. The impact is even bigger for low-income and first-generation college students — who face a greater risk of either not enrolling or dropping out.

The Solution

At Frank, we knew that we had an opportunity to positively impact students throughout their education by delivering an improved FAFSA®, discounted college courses, and resources and tools for college students.

Our Story

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2017

In 2017, Founder Charlie Javice launched Frank to help students afford the college of their dreams without being crushed by student debt. She raised a total of $15.7M, the largest venture round for a female founder that year, to get the company off the ground and developed a simplified, fast, and easy FAFSA® to help students and their families file for financial aid.

2018

In just under two years, the company helped about 350,000 students find about $7 billion in aid – for free. By including additional tools and resources, including the in-depth library, How To Pay For College and College Search, Frank was one step closer to helping students make smarter financial choices.

Detroit Pistons Guard Langston Galloway teams up with Frank Financial Aid

2019

Frank partners with Detroit Pistons point guard Langston Galloway and power forward Anthony Tolliver to encourage Detroit high school students to complete their FAFSA® to qualify for college financial aid.

Frank financial aid goes fully remote

2020

The Frank Team goes fully remote. Still on a mission to create a world where education is affordable to all students.

2021

Frank launches Classfinder with Frank, a unique marketplace that allows students to search and enroll in online college courses offered directly from real colleges. By putting the power back in the hands of the students, education becomes both attainable and affordable for all.

Why We Work at Frank

“Working at Frank you not only get to work alongside some of the smartest and most innovative people, but you also get to make a difference each day. I’m lucky to have found a place where I can grow, learn, and love what I do at the same time.”

Autumn Haile

Senior Content Manager

“At Frank, we get to make a real impact on solving one of the greatest societal problems of our time — the student debt crisis. Every day, with some of the brightest minds and sharpest talent, we work to ‘do well by doing good.’”

Matt Glazer

COO & General Counsel

“Working on the Frank team immediately feels like you’re working with family. I’ve never worked anywhere where I’ve felt so comfortable so quickly. Everyone is encouraging and supportive of one another.”

Jenny Zeitler

Sr. Marketing Automation Manager

“I work at Frank because of the great company culture and I love knowing that the work we’re doing everyday makes a difference.”

Shaylee Mozzone

Content & SEO Specialist

Our Mission

We work to create a world where quality education is affordable to all.

Our Values

Mission-Driven

Together we work tirelessly to achieve our primary objective:
Enabling students to get to and through higher education.

Owners

Our success is driven by taking initiative and holding ourselves accountable for results.

Adaptable

We respond to the changing landscape of education finance to best meet the needs of our students and families.

Transparent

We operate openly and honestly — both individually and as a team — to build better relationships and create quality solutions.

Consistent

The students we serve know they can count on us as they invest in their future.

Optimistic

At Frank, we believe that a positive outlook and an open mind are crucial to creating meaningful and lasting change.

Benefits

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Competitive
Salaries

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Full-Coverage Health Benefits

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Generous PTO policy

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Opportunities for professional growth

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Team Happy Hours & Lunches

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Fully
Remote

Students Love Frank

“The service makes the FAFSA® application process a snap.”
“With Frank, I was able to file in the 5 minutes before my shift started.”
“Using Frank, filing FAFSA® was easy and fast. ”

Meet the team

Charlie Javice

Charlie Javice

Founder & CEO

Favorite Quote

“Remember: The field mouse is fast, but the owl sees at night.” – Chip, Talladega Nights

LinkedIn Founder & CEO
Olivier Amar

Olivier Amar

Chief Growth Officer

Favorite Quote

“You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

LinkedIn Chief Growth Officer
Matt Glazer

Matt Glazer

COO & General Counsel

Favorite Quote

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

LinkedIn COO & General Counsel
Travis Collins

Travis Collins

Lead QA & Backend Engineer

Favorite Quote

“Creativity is just connecting things.” – Steve Jobs

LinkedIn Lead QA & Backend Engineer
Autumn Haile

Autumn Haile

Senior Content Manager

Favorite Quote

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – The Princess Bride

LinkedIn Senior Content Manager
Mohammed Makhzomi

Mohammed Makhzomi

Senior Backend Engineer

Favorite Quote

“Each day we go to our work in the hope of discovering” – Nikola Tesla

LinkedIn Senior Backend Engineer
Shaylee Mazzone

Shaylee Mazzone

Content & SEO Specialist

Favorite Quote

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting…” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

LinkedIn Content & SEO Specialist
Jaime Oppenheim

Jaime Oppenheim

Operations Manager

Favorite Quote

“Spread love, it’s the Brooklyn way.” – Notorious B.I.G.

LinkedIn Operations Manager
Charlotte Suitt

Charlotte Suitt

Product Designer

Favorite Quote

“It always seems impossible until its done.” – Nelson Mandela

LinkedIn Product Designer
Patrick Vovor

Patrick Vovor

Director Of Engineering

Favorite Quote

À partir d’un certain nombre, quantité devient qualité. – Hegel

LinkedIn Director Of Engineering
Jennifer Wong

Jennifer Wong

Senior Product Marketing & Search Manager

Favorite Quote

“If I don’t have some cake soon, I might die.” – Stanley Hudson, The Office

LinkedIn Senior Product Marketing & Search Manager
Tif Wong

Tif Wong

Senior Inbound Manager

Favorite Quote

“If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.” -Patches O’Houlihan

LinkedIn Senior Inbound Manager
Jenny Zeitler

Jenny Zeitler

Senior Marketing Automation Specialist

Favorite Quote

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

LinkedIn Senior Marketing Automation Specialist

We’re changing how students pay for college — and you could, too!

We are not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Education. Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office of the U.S. Department of Education, makes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and assistance available to the public for free at fafsa.gov.

¹70% savings on college courses based on US News and World Report’s estimate that in-state tuition at a public 4-year institution is $9,687, or $969 per 3 credit course given 30 credits per year, and Classfinder's 3 credit course offering has a minimum price of $295.
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