ParentSquare, the award-winning unified school-home communications platform for K-12 education, has announced that Sashangar (Sash) Sreetharan is joining the company as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In his new role, Sreetharan will be responsible for leading the company’s accounting and finance functions.
Sreetharan has extensive experience in business operations and finance. He started his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs and went to serve as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. Later, he worked as an investor at The Invus Group, a venture capital and private equity firm. After a brief stint running a venture capital-backed startup, he served as vice president of Serent Capital’s portfolio operations group where he worked closely with the ParentSquare team.
“Our past experiences with Sash convinced us that he would be an invaluable addition to our team,” ParentSquare Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Sohit Wadhwa said. “We’re excited to have him contribute to the company’s growth and its mission of providing communications equity to schools and districts across the country.”
“I’m a firm believer in the strong positive impact of family involvement in education and cannot be more thrilled to join the ParentSquare team on our journey to empower parents and educators through a unified communications platform,” said Sreetharan.
Sreetharan holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University where he graduated summa cum laude.
ParentSquare is relied upon by millions of educators and families in 48 states for unified, effective school communications. ParentSquare provides parent engagement tools that work from the district office to the individual classroom, supported by powerful metrics and reporting. ParentSquare's technology platform features extensive integrations with student information and other critical administrative systems, translation to more than 100 languages, and app, email, text, voice, and web portal access for equitable communication. ParentSquare (http://www.parentsquare.com), founded in 2011, is based in Santa Barbara, CA.