Mentor Collective is Honored in Built In Boston’s Prestigious Best Places to Work List in 2020

Boston, MA Monday, January 13, 2020 — Mentor Collective today announced it is #1 on Built In Boston’s list of Small Places to Work in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by companies and their employees.


“We are honored to be profiled alongside such incredible companies and we truly appreciate the opportunity to step back and reflect on how far we have come,” said Mentor Collective Chief of Staff, George Boyar. “I love working at Mentor Collective because everyone on the team shares two important traits: we care deeply about solving education disparities sustainably and we want a high performance work environment to keep growing as individuals. These two qualities create a certain intensity--in the sense that achieving our mission is so much more than just a job. We find purpose and meaning in our work because everyone really, truly cares.”

“Our company core values include: impact first, seek learning, be accountable, and embrace collaboration, “ Boyar added. “ If you think this is the kind of environment in which you'd thrive, we'd love to hear from you! Reach out at”

Maria Christopoulos Katris, CEO and Co-Founder of Built In, said: “We extend our heartfelt congratulations to our 2020 honorees. Built In aims to change lives by connecting talented tech professionals with jobs they were born to do. These companies have become part of that mission because they stand for more than just the work they’re doing. They stand for their people and purpose.” 

She added: “We also extend our gratitude. These companies exemplify what it means to be an employer of choice for today’s purpose-driven tech workforce. Writing about them inspires us daily and, in terms of our offering, gives us total confidence that the professionals who visit our websites will find work that gives them a strong sense of professional and personal meaning.” 


Mentor Collective is the leading provider of mentoring programs. These experiences drive student success and help close the opportunity gap through life-changing relationships. Founded in 2014 by James Lu Morrissey and Jackson Boyar, Mentor Collective partners with 60+ institutions serving a diverse student population.  


Working in tech is a way of life. Built In helps people live it with purpose. Across the most vibrant tech hubs in the US, Built In helps tech professionals stay on top of tech news and trends, expand their networks and carve out futures at companies they believe in. Built In attracts a niche audience of 1 million tech professionals every month and, in 2019, the company hit a milestone, serving 1,100 companies annually. Built In recently launched, a national hub for tech trend coverage and resources to help professionals grow in their careers.

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Built In’s list rates companies algorithmically based on compensation data and employer benefits. Rank is determined by combining a company’s score in each of these categories.