Founder and Co-CEO
Ben Mayer is Co-CEO and Founder of PreK.com, an online platform designed to help parents navigate early childhood education and childcare. Mr. Mayer also is a Co-Founder and Director of SchoolWise Partners, a leading brokerage and advisory firm for educators and owners of schools in early childhood throughout the United States. Prior to co-founding PreK.com, Mr. Mayer was the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Endeavor Schools, which he grew to become one of the nation’s leading owners and operators of childcare and preschools with operations in over 10 states serving over 6,500 students, 10,000 families and 2,500 employees. In 2018, Mr. Mayer sold Endeavor Schools to a private equity firm. Mr. Mayer was also the Founder of LEON, MAYER & Co., a private equity firm he founded in 2005 and ran for 13 years where he invested in the fields of education, hospitality, infrastructure, technology, and real estate. Mr. Mayer currently sits on the board of several companies, including Big Blue Marble Academy, a national preschool company that is owned by Sterling Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm. Ben began his career in the real estate field where he worked for Tishman Speyer in New York City. Mr. Mayer graduated with honors from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics where he specialized in Finance and Accounting.