MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND AUTMHQ
The AUTMHQ team is comprised of incredibly talented people with extraordinary life stories and professional backgrounds who will inspire you to support and follow the work we do.
Marquita Fagan is an Administrative Professional with over ten years of experience working alongside the executive teams. She specializes in organizational administration and is responsible for carrying out managing multiple tasks while managing various calendars, scheduling appointments, and keeping the office running efficiently. Marquita is a strong force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed.
Marquita is a native Austinite who has enjoyed growing up in the city and witnessing its development. She has also witnessed firsthand how the tech industry has impacted the city as her father worked in Industrial and Manufacturing for 3M when she was a child.
Marquita treasures sending quality time with her two children, who greatly inspired her daily, as well as her family and friends. In her free time, Marquita likes to listen to music, take walks to enjoy nature, binge-watching series on Netflix, and travel.
Alejandra Alcaraz has been a community advocate in the Austin area for the last 5 years working with trailblazing organizations to reach equity like AUTMHQ. Alejandra attended Texas A&M where she learned of Americorps and ignited her passion for serving the community through advocacy and engagement. After serving for 2 years as an Americorps leader Alejandra took on roles as a Case Manager, Employee specialist, and Mentor coordinator.
She works with individuals by providing resources to enhance soft and hard skills as well as connecting them with various organizations alike.
Alejandra is always ready to learn and engage. She is eager to learn from her peers. Alejandra is passionate about healthy lifestyles and accessibility for all. She loves swimming at Barton Creek and going on hikes with her two dogs.
Alejandra is passionate and eager to continue to work at a national, state, and local level to increase opportunities for Black and Latin Communities.