Charlie Anastasi

VP, Revenue

Rize Education

Charlie leads the Revenue team at Rize, including sales, business development, marketing and partner success. The Revenue team is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships that help colleges and universities launch affordable, market-responsive academic programs that grow enrollment. After joining Rize in its earliest days, Charlie has worked alongside his colleagues to grow the Rize partner base 10x to nearly 100 institutions.Prior to Rize, Charlie worked in Real Estate Finance and Technology as a Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Cadre and an Investment Analyst at the Blackstone Group. Charlie credits a college course on the Economics of Education for sparking his interest in education and the COVID pandemic for being the catalyst to actualize that interest and join Rize.