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We started Army Smart to help service members and veterans find academic success after service

    Our Story    

I started my Army career at the Third Infantry Division in Ft Stewart, Georgia. I was surrounded by extremely competent senior NCOs who helped shape me into the officer I am today.


A group of NCOs I worked with were all struggling to pass the same statistics class. After spending over a decade in the Army they had lost the prerequisite math knowledge to be successful in a college statistics class. I spent several months tutoring them individually and they were all able to pass with grades of B+ or higher.


I started Army Smart so I could help more service members like them. Intelligent, driven, and competent individuals who are struggling with difficult classes and just needed a little extra help to succeed in college.

Bogart Roy - Founder of Army Smart


   Our Team   

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Bogart Roy

Bogart is the founder of Army Smart. He studied mathematics and statistics at the London School of Economics and commissioned in the US Army as a Field Artillery Officer. After four years he left the Army is now studying for his MBA at  Harvard Business School. In addition to running Army Smart, he also teaches upper level statistics classes. 


Owen Marsh

Owen is the Head of Relationships and Outreach. He helps bring tutors to Army Smart. Owen graduated from Vanderbilt in 2018 where he majored in International Relations, and he now serves as an Army Field Artillery Officer. Own enjoys soccer, skiing, cooking, and watching the Patriots win Super Bowls.

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Griffin Gerchman

Griffin is an Outreach Manager for Army Smart. He manages our relationships with United States Military Academies. He is a graduate from Westpoint in 2017 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, Griffin is an engineer officer stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. He enjoys coffee, skiing, traveling, and plans to transition out of the Army in the summer of 2023. 

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Markus Kusano

Markus works in the technical/data side of Army Smart to help us improve how we teach. He is a software engineer at Google where he creates automated tools to accelerate developer productivity. He has his PhD in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech.

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Jake Sparano

Jake is an Outreach Manager for Army Smart. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2018 with a B.S. in Sociology. Current, Jake is a Field Artillery Officer in the Third Infantry Division. In his free time he enjoys going to concerts, traveling and discovering new music. 

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