May 1, 2019
Andrew Parker is the Founder & CEO of Papa, a company that connects college students to older adults for companionship, assistance and transportation. He started the company in 2017 to support his own grandfather, and Papa has grown to 15 full time employees and over 1,500 students on the platform. Andrew received his Bachelor’s in Finance from Florida State University and his Certified Employee Benefit Specialist certification from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Miami with his wife and dog, Chewie.
My guest today is Andrew Parker, Founder & CEO of Papa, a technology platform that connects college students to older adults for companionship, assistance and transportation. Basically, as Andrew defines it, it’s a grandkid on demand, and it has the potential to not only address practical needs for older adults, but it also faces the loneliness crisis head on.
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