Alice is passionate about the intersection of education and socioeconomic prosperity. Her background in education includes: K-12 Bonds, Small Business Procurement, Early College High School, High School Entrepreneurship, Implementation of HIV/AIDS programming in middle schools, Community Gardening & Farming in elementary schools, Eliminating Achievement Gaps in BIPOC students, Community Engagement, White House Educational Excellence Initiative for Hispanics, Spanish Immersion, Higher Ed., Elimination of student & parent hunger, Post secondary education enrollment, & Eradicating Homelessness.
Alice found her voice and calling through her educational experience from her days as a Montessouri school girl to various study abroad semesters in Ghana, Africa (African-American studies), Spain, & Latin America, where she became fluent in Spanish. She went on to launch a successful career in economic & community development, international and government relations, public health, social justice, and philanthropy. She has served in a variety of leadership roles Chief Operating Officer to CEO, generating over $1B in economic impact and leading institutes to being named in the Top 10 of their kind in the USA.
Alice’s love and value of education was inspired by her grandparents, particularly her grandmothers, one of whom earned their Associate’s degree and Apparel & Home Design Certification, while the other earned both her Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees. Despite their qualifications, they were still denied jobs in the education field for over 17 years and the opportunity to earn their PhD’s and become Superintendents as they had aspired.
Alice is the CEO of M&C Advisors, a consulting firm which specializes in organizational & leadership development, fundraising, strategy, professional development trainings, social justice, and the management of company and individual philanthropy. She supports a variety of nonprofits, companies, public & private entities, start-ups, and leaders. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a BBA from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.