David Mammano's mission in life is to help young adults realize their highest potential through education. To accomplish this mission, David founded NextStepU in 1995. NextStepU, a multi-media company with digital, mobile, video and print products has grown to become a nationwide resource that helps more than 4 million students a year with college, career and life planning. NextStepU is a leader in its category. It has grown to become a multimillion-dollar enterprise and winner of many prestigious awards and honors, including being named a three times consecutive Inc. 5000 growth company; a Rochester, N.Y., Top 100 growth company; and Youth Periodical of the Year from the Association of Educational Publishers. David graduated from the University at Buffalo in 1991 with a bachelor’s in communications/advertising. He is also a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters Program, an executive education program offered through the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).