About Us

Our service monkeys are provided at no cost to our recipients.

Aaron Rissler

Board Member

Mr. Rissler is currently the Director of Enrollment for CollegeVine, a Cambridge based start-up focused on leveling the playing field of college admissions, regardless of socioeconomic status. Prior to his time in edtech, Mr. Rissler worked to improve access to comprehensive eye care at 2020 On-site Optometry where he partnered with Boston, Atlanta, and Chicago public schools and businesses. However, his first step in mission-oriented, early-stage venture-backed start-ups was with BiddingForGood—an industry leading online fundraising and event management platform for schools and non-profits. Additionally, Mr. Rissler looks to leverage his experience in operations, customer success, and business development to drive the mission of Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers.

Mr. Rissler currently lives in South Boston, MA with his wife, Jennifer. He is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in Management Information Systems.