About Us

Garrett Strommen, the founder of Strømmen inc, grew up on an art school campus in Rome Italy. His father was the Dean of Temple University Rome for 25 years, and his mother was an art professor there. There he watched as American study abroad students enriched their lives through exposure to new cultures and languages, and he saw the impact this had on their lives. Years later, Strømmen was founded in an apartment in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, as a small collective of local language teachers. Garrett started to rebuild the sense of community he experienced at that study abroad campus and saw the joy of his Italian students to connect with a new culture. Strømmen has grown into LA’s highest rated language school with the best language tutors in the world. We do everything with our students and teachers in mind.