Christopher Kirkwood

National Leadership Team

Christopher Kirkwood

Program Manager, College Success

Chris has more than six years of experience working with high school students in the City of Chicago. He started his career working at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) as a college and career coach. He had over 100 students in his cohort and he knew each and every one of them by name. While there, he received various certifications in financial aid counseling. Chris is passionate about education and before starting at iMentor worked as the College Access Director for a nonprofit in Chicago. He has stewarded hundreds of students through the college application and financial aid process. As a program manager at iMentor he enjoys matching students with committed mentors and helping the mentor/mentee pairs get the most out of their relationships!