About Us

Sechel Ventures Partners LLC owns and operates BSchools.org, which answers frequently asked questions about MBA programs, from business school admissions to program curricula and available concentrations. The mission of Sechel is to provide rich and informative content that addresses specific educational questions in fields with good to excellent career outlooks, such as business administration and its application to various high-opportunity fields.

Overall, BSchools.org provides a comprehensive look at online MBA programs and related programmatic alternatives, and features detailed program and professor profiles, career guides, and blog posts of interest to potential MBA students.

Please contact us with any ideas for content you’d like to see. Thank you.

Barry Franklin
Barry Franklin

Co-Founder

Before co-founding Sechel Ventures Partners LLC, Barry was a VP at a Silicon Valley software company. Barry believes that education and life long learning is paramount and is on the Board of Trustees of a K thru 12 school. Barry is married and met his wife at Carnegie Mellon University and they have two beautiful daughters.

Seth Restaino
Seth Restaino

Co-Founder

Seth Restaino has devoted the past 20 years of his professional career to software consulting and educational web publishing, and runs production and engineering for Sechel Ventures, which he co-owns with Barry.

Jocelyn Blore
Jocelyn Blore

Chief Content Strategist

Jocelyn is the chief content officer of Sechel Ventures. She graduated summa cum laude from UC Berkeley and traveled the world for five years as a teacher and freelance writer. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese, and has lived in England (six months), Japan (2.5 years), Brazil (six months), Argentina (ten months), and Southeast Asia (nine months). Paying thought to her international experience, she’s interested in how culture shapes the idea of human progress within societies—one of the many themes she writes about in her blog, Blore’s Razor (Instagram: @bloresrazor).

Douglas Mark
Douglas Mark

Writer

While a partner in a San Francisco marketing and design firm, for over 20 years Douglas Mark wrote online and print content for the world’s biggest brands, including United Airlines, Union Bank, Ziff Davis, Sebastiani and AT&T. Since his first magazine article appeared in MacUser in 1995, he’s also written on finance and graduate business education in addition to mobile online devices, apps, and technology. Doug graduated in the top 1 percent of his class with a business administration degree from the University of Illinois and studied computer science at Stanford University.