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As the senior manager of marketing and communications, Alan is responsible for defining and leading strategies to elevate the activities, success and impact of CFT’s work in the community. He also collaborates with the CFT for Business, Collin County, Donor Relations & Services, and Philanthropy teams to develop marketing plans.

Prior to joining CFT, Alan was the community marketing specialist and later the executive producer of community impact at WFAA, the ABC affiliate in Dallas. He also spent more than a decade with the Texas Rangers in brand development and digital media production.

Alan holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and cinema-television from Southern Methodist University and a master’s in emerging media and communication from the University of Texas at Dallas. Additionally, he earned a graduate marketing certificate, a mobile marketing certificate and an entrepreneurship certificate from SMU.

Community Leadership / Board Service

Alan is the advisory board chair for Broadway Dallas and actively participates in key board committees. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Highland Park Alumni Association's board of directors.

Joined CFT


Favorite Aspect of CFT

"I deeply admire CFT's impressive legacy and respected reputation in the community, as well as the direct and meaningful impact we have on the lives of thousands of North Texans every day. Our commitment to facilitating positive change and creating a more equitable community is both inspiring and rewarding. It is truly an honor to be a part of this dedicated and incredible team, and I appreciate the opportunity to pursue this mission daily."

Favorite Quote

“Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise.”

— “Les Misérables”