Alicia Francois is pursuing her MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, focusing on the intersection of finance, strategic investing and social impact. Alicia combines her passion for building a more equitable food system with her experience in consulting and M&A advisory to help entrepreneurs make an impact in their communities.
Prior to business school, Alicia developed an expertise in the electronic payments industry while working in strategy consulting and M&A advisory at First Annapolis Consulting. Alicia worked with leaders in the payments industry to help develop long term competitive advantage through investments in FinTech.
Alicia is originally from Virginia Beach, VA and holds a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in Management from Wake Forest University’s School of Business.