Shines a Spotlight on Gerene Keesler, Founder of Admissions Untangled, This National Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 21, 2023 2:15 PM ET
Gerene Keesler, Founder of Admissions Untangled
Gerene Keesler, Founder of Admissions Untangled

September 21, 2023 /3BL/ - As National Hispanic Heritage Month commences, proudly highlights the remarkable journey of Gerene Keesler, the visionary founder of Admissions Untangled, who is leaving an indelible mark on the lives of students who think and learn differently.

Gerene's career, spanning over three decades in higher education, is illuminated by her unwavering passion and dedication. Armed with a Master of Science in Counseling and a certificate in College Counseling, she has leveraged her vast knowledge to empower students to navigate the often complex academic landscape successfully.

What makes Gerene's journey even more inspiring is her own personal journey living with multiple disabilities. Her unique perspective has ignited a fierce commitment to aiding students like herself in achieving their academic dreams. She is on a mission to provide the resources and support necessary for her students to thrive.

Bo Ghirardelli, Co-Founder & CEO of Sky's the Limit, expressed admiration for Gerene's accomplishments, stating, "Gerene Keesler's dedication to empowering students who think and learn differently is truly commendable. Her story is a testament to the transformative power of education and mentorship. We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on her during National Hispanic Heritage Month."

She credits her Sky’s the Limit mentors, Jagadish Velagapudi, Sr. Director, Technology Client Account Executive at Accenture, and Brian Buonaiuto, Broker Owner at NextHome, with playing pivotal roles in her entrepreneurial journey.

Under their guidance, Gerene optimized her website, expanded her online presence, and increased her client base and revenue. One notable improvement was the addition of informative and well-crafted blogs to her website, driving higher SEO rankings and increasing visibility to potential clients. Gerene's innovative approach of offering smaller increments of service hours is attracting a broader range of clients.

Gerene Keesler's success story serves as an inspiration to entrepreneurs and a powerful testament to the transformative potential of mentorship. With a resolute mission to help students who think and learn differently discover the right college fit, Gerene continues to make a profound impact on countless lives.

Read more about Gerene Keesler's remarkable journey here.

Sky’s the Limit offers opportunities for traditionally marginalized entrepreneurs – typically those who identify as LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, women, veterans, disabled people, and people from low-income backgrounds – to connect with mentors to come together to foster, grow, and shape modern and future enterprise. The organization has also provided over $450,000 in startup grants and educated tens of thousands of diverse entrepreneurs.

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About is a digital platform that connects young, historically excluded entrepreneurs with one-on-one support from experienced business advisors and mentors, entrepreneurship training, and community-voted startup grants. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.