Personalized Educational Roadmap

In U.S. schools, there are on average nearly 500 students assigned to one school counselor. With UR Turn, students get 24/7 clarity around where they stand, the agency to visualize their future, and the support needed to stay on track to achieving their goals.

 
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Angie Eilers

Founder / CEO

Dr. Angie Eilers is a first-generation college-goer. She is a winner of the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research award. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelors from Lawrence University.

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Board of Directors

Aimee Guidera

President, Guidera Strategy

Aimee is a passionate champion for the power of information and, over her 28 years in education, witnessed how data can be used to empower people to make the right decisions opening doors for success of all students in school and beyond. Aimee founded and was CEO of the Data Quality Campaign (DQC) for over 13 years; she changed the conversation in education around data. A respected thought leader in education, Aimee was named one of TIME's 12 Education Activists of 2012, is a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow.

Gerry Hansen

VP of Cloud Platforms, Granicus

Board member Gerry Hansen currently serves as Vice President of Cloud Platforms at Granicus (formerly, GovDelivery), the leading provider of cloud-based government software solutions. Before Granicus, Gerry co-founded N'compass Solutions, Inc., a technology consulting and services company. As an accomplished leader with an excellent track record of helping companies reach their goals, Gerry has helped companies through integration of business and technology capabilities and has led efforts through three acquisitions.

 
 

Advisors

Dr. Amanuel Medhanie

Founder, Parsimony, Inc.

Dr. Medhanie is co-founder and data scientist at Parsimony, responsible for the vision and strategy behind Parsimony's services and growth.  Amanuel has a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in Quantitative Methods in Education from the University of Minnesota and is an accredited professional statistician (PStat®).

Emily Peyer Scott

Operations Director

Emily has helped bring technology solutions to schools for 13 years. As the former Operations Director and General Manager at TADS software company, Emily built healthy business processes, operational efficiencies, and strong cultures. She has first hand experience with acquisitions and mergers in a leadership role. Her knowledge of the market coupled with her small business experience makes her a valuable addition to the team.

Quinn Montgomery

Former CEO-turned-classroom teacher

Quinn Montgomery was the leader of four start-up technology companies, including three successful educational technology companies. He has 20 years of experience delivering technology solutions to educational organizations from preschool to graduate school. Currently Quinn is a 6th grade social studies teacher at Brooklyn Middle STEAM School, providing the unique perspective of a teacher who works directly with students. He has been an advisor to UR Turn since 2017 and also advises several other startups.

 
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