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Persistence Plus Co-Founder
Jill Frankfort
Persistence Plus co-founder Jill Frankfort is focused on helping colleges transform how they support, engage, and motivate students to completion. Jill was previously a director at Jobs for the Future where she worked with colleges and districts to improve the educational outcomes of low-income students. She is deeply knowledgeable about college retention issues and success strategies, and has more than ten years of experience as a strategy consultant and education professional. Earlier in her career, Jill was on the core team for the launch of two start-ups at Idealab. She received her bachelor’s from Brown University and a master’s in education from Wake Forest University.