Austin Buchan is CEO of College Forward. He joined College Forward in 2010 as a persistence program manager. During his tenure, Mr. Buchan has expanded College Forward’s services to over 10,000 new students and families across the country, and oversaw the development and release of CoPilot, a leading student data management tool. Prior to joining College Forward, he worked in rural Nicaragua developing college persistence programs and managed national political campaigns in Boulder, Colorado and Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Buchan earned a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Center for Social Impact Strategy’s Social Entrepreneurship program.