The Guild Mission

Guild’s mission is to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce through education, with a double-bottom line business model that does well by doing good.

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Built by the Best

Female Founded, Venture Funded & Mission Led

There are more than 30 million working adults without a high school diploma, and 70% of the U.S. population does not have a college degree.

Rachel Romer Carlson and Brittany Stich founded Guild Education to help those groups gain an education through their employer’s tuition benefits — leading to increased employee satisfaction, and improved retention for employers.


Employees are eligible for
Guild programs through their


Employees a month contact Guild
with interest in going back to


Raised from social impact investors

driving purpose and passion

Meeting the Highest Standards

B Corp Certified

We’re so proud to be certified as a B Corporation, a verified recognition of Guild’s commitment to meeting the highest standards for our employees, our community and our customers.

Awards and Accolades

Proud to be Recognized

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September 16, 2020
Forbes Cloud 100
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July 13, 2020
Best Companies for Women to Advance List 2020
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June 16, 2020
CNBC Disruptor 50
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May 11, 2020
The Denver Post Top Workplaces 2020
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April 28, 2020
Fast Company World Changing Ideas
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September 4, 2019
B Lab Best for the World
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our pillars

Guild Core Values

Like our students, the Guild team is driven, passionate and eager to grow. We stand by a set of core values to guide and influence all the work we do with our students, universities and employer partners.

Scale for Students, Students for Scale

Our number one investment is the success of our students. When they succeed, so do we.

Celebrate Change

In a world where the only constant is change – we thrive on remaining agile and delivering the right solutions in the moment.

Have a Learner’s Mindset

We strive to reach our full potential through feedback, reflection, and continued education.

Be an Owner

We balance autonomy with accountability and empower employees to deliver on our mission.

Be Teammates

We are all in this together.

Our Partners

Guild Investors

We’ve partnered with leading investors who are committed to and believe in Guild’s double bottom line mission.

Are you ready to change your benefits and invest in your workforce?

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