Brendon McQueen
Founder &
Brendon McQueen is Founder and CEO of, an online platform that helps student loan borrowers improve their financial situation. He started after graduating from Columbia University with 12 student loans and experiencing the related frustration of figuring out what to do with all of his educational debt. Launched in January 2013, has helped borrowers manage more than $1.3 billion in outstanding debt and has been featured in The New York Times, LA Times, Mashable, LifeHacker and TechCrunch among others. Previously, Brendon was a screenwriter and socially conscious filmmaker, directing the Reach Film Fellowship funded short, Skip Rocks (a film focused on Alzheimers) and penning a Sundance Screenwriting lab finalist independent script. Prior, Brendon was the Editor and Chief of the Columbia Observer Magazine. Brendon lives in Venice, CA with his wife and son.