Portfolio Alumni Profile: Alexander Warren

Since graduating in 2008, Alex has been instrumental in founding Project Start Smart, an education nonprofit in the Houston area.  Some highlights have included: a GED program and much-needed positive attention for adults in the Haverstock Hills Apartments; West Edge Wiz Kids science camps for girls and boys; an after-school music program and selection by the Houston Independent School District to provide after-school tutoring and test preparation.

Alex serves on the Spring ISD Foundation Board and consults, through Texas Tutor Professionals, on topics related to fundraising and development.  He credits his time in graduate school with developing a better understanding of nonprofit management and ways to develop long-term strategies, especially with regard to building successful collaborations and leading volunteers.