HMG Cares


"Year Up provides young adults with barriers to education and employment with opportunities to launch careers in technology, finance, and business operations. Thanks to the wonderful partnership with Hunter Muller at HMG Strategy, and the power of his network, we are able to connect with IT leaders across the country and continue providing opportunities for our students and graduates."

- Jay Banfield, Founding Executive Director, Year Up


Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Year Up achieves this mission through a high support, high expectation model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, internships and college-level coursework. Its holistic approach focuses on students' professional and personal development to place these young adults on a viable path to economic self-sufficiency. Year Up currently serves more than 3,600 students annually across 24 campuses in Arizona, Baltimore, Bay Area, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, National Capital Region, New York City, Providence, Puget Sound, South Florida, and Wilmington. To learn more, visit

Year Up success stats include:

  • 100% placement of qualified students into internships
  • 90% of interns meet or exceed partner expectations
  • 85% of graduates employed or in college full time within four months of graduation
  • $18/hr average starting wage for graduates of the program



NPower is a national nonprofit providing IT training and services to nonprofits and young adults. Through its programs and services, NPower aims to bring the IT community together to do social good. NPower provides its services through 4 programs – The Community Corps, Technology Service Corps, ITBasic, and FoundationConnect.

Our community of corporate partners, nonprofits, foundations, dedicated staff, and IT volunteers provides NPower with unparalleled reach to have a profound impact on local communities, families, and individuals across the country and around the world. Visit us at



IT-oLogy is a non-profit collaboration of businesses, educational institutions, government, economic development, and community organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline, fostering economic development, and advancing the IT profession.

The operational aspect of the organization includes the following functions:

  1. Promote IT (K12) Promote IT careers to students, parents, educators and administrators and engage students through hands-on technology learning experiences
  2. Provide IT Skills (higher-ed /post high school) Companies work with colleges and universities on applied business research projects and experiential learning opportunities that strengthen and align classroom skills to current and future IT business needs
  3. Grow IT (IT Profession(als))

IT-oLogy works closely with IT professionals and their companies to provide innovative and life-long learning professional development opportunities. To learn more, visit


Genesys Works

Genesys Works enables economically disadvantaged high school students to enter and thrive in the economic mainstream by providing them the knowledge and work experience required to succeed as professionals.

Our innovative program of job and professional skills training and paid corporate internships in their senior year of high school helps to break the cycle of poverty for these students and sets them on the path to college, a professional career, and a more prosperous future. Visit us at