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Brian Ford

Director of Data Integrity 

Brian Ford is an expert college admissions professional with experience on both sides of the admissions cycle. As a member of admissions offices at schools including Bryant University and Boston University, Brian oversaw the recruitment, review and retention of prospective undergraduate students for close to 20 states over a seven year period. During his time, he read well over 60,000 college applications in some capacity. Brian then spent four years as the Director of College Counseling at Austin Preparatory School in Reading,Massachusetts, where he led the complete overhaul of the college office that now boasts a half year prep program, a full parent curriculum, and unique college representative involvement. He has presented at the New England Association of College Admissions Counselors Conference, as well as at the New England Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers Yearly Meeting. He has also presented or spoken in multiple webinars related to college admissions throughout the region. In his career, he has served as a coach at both the collegiate and high school level in cross-country and soccer, a student government moderator, has planned multiple major events for admissions, orientation, student life and college counseling initiatives, and has been a member of New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation review teams.

Brian holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI, where he was a collegiate athlete in Cross-Country and Track and Field. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Boston University, specializing in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies. Brian is an avid runner who has completed multiple major marathons, and is a loyal supporter to Liverpool FC and the Boston Celtics. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Amanda and daughter, Morgan with their dog, Stella, and cat, Lily.