Justin Chow
IT Systems Senior Manager

Justin joined Education First in April 2021, bringing extensive experience and expertise in business technology strategy, architecture and technical support to organizations. His work at Education First will help align technology with the firm’s strategic goals. He has a combined 10+ years background in leading the technological vision and supporting operations for nonprofit organizations. He is passionate about harnessing technology to empower organizations that make a positive change towards education.

Before joining Education First, Justin was the IT Manager at Mission San Juan Capistrano. He led the transformation of the nonprofit’s technology infrastructure, managed the organization’s hard and soft asset portfolio and was integral in architecting new programs that replaced legacy systems with the flexibility of cloud platforms.

Justin earned a BS in Business Administration Management Information Systems from Cal State University of Long Beach. Justin lives in Irvine, California with his wife Navi and their 2 daughters Olivia and Katherine. They enjoy spending their time exploring, traveling near or far and being outdoors.

Justin's expertise

  • Analytical
  • Business Strategic Alignment
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Collaborative Planning
  • Project Management

Justin likes


  • Sledding with the family

  • San Diego Zoo