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Cris Mercado

he/him Founder & CEO, GrantAnswers (a Data, Product, & Strategy Consulting Firm)

Cris Mercado is Founder & CEO of GrantAnswers, a data, strategy & product consulting firm. GrantAnswers has helped technology, non-profit, and workforce development ventures scale programs nationwide, grow +6x in revenue, and launch widely adopted digital tools. Cris has directly served +2200 diverse talent to prepare for tech/design careers and secure scholarships + admissions to top colleges/universities. Trusted by the likes of WSJ, NBC, Teach For America, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce for features, keynotes, and panels, Cris covers immigration, workforce development, education, entrepreneurship, and tech diversity/inclusion.

Email Address cmercado@theknowledgehouse.org
State New York
Main area of practice
  • Career/NEBO
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive Management (Fractional C-Suite, interim C-suite roles)
  • Research & Data
  • Storytelling/Public Speaking
Specializes in These Areas
  • AAPI
  • First-Generation
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • STEM
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Technology, Workforce Development, Non-DACA eligible
Examples of current or past work Past work 1 link
Aspirations for this online directory Networking, business & creative opportunities
I'm open to... Networking, Consulting for a fee, Provide a service