Justin Dent is the co-founder and Executive Director of Ethos. Justin founded Ethos as a peer-to-peer learning network to support minority and first-generation learners with tools for financial success while a student at the University of Maryland. At UMD Justin served in appointed advisory roles to senior academic leadership, including the Senior Vice President and Provost. He has since grown Ethos into a national nonprofit supporting over 18,000 learners annually with tools for successful personal and professional lives in the innovation economy. Justin is a recognized voice on higher education transformation with appearances in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business and The Hill.