Alan is a Connecticut native and a product of Waterbury Public Schools. Following high school, Alan worked for the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS); while there, Alan served as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician. He attended Middlesex Community College (MXCC) and joined the Beta Gamma Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Also at MXCC, Alan pioneered the Noble and Unique Generation Leadership Academy, focusing on educating, equipping, and edifying young men and women to be leaders in the community.
After earning an MXCC associate’s degree (communication), Alan enrolled at Regent University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Christian ministry (concentration: pastoral care). He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in organizational leadership at Regent University.
Alan believes that the best use of his abilities is to help others. He serves as a minister at Shiloh Christian Church and currently oversees Wesleyan Christian fellowship at Wesleyan University. He also volunteers with the racial equity & inclusion impact team at Middlesex United Way, and he mentors young men and women in leadership and strategic change.
Elsewhere, Alan has led teams to: secure multi-million-dollar tax abatement; develop a million dollar minority set-aside for contractors in the BIPOC community; and develop a program to bolster business in Middletown, Connecticut.
“The students of today are not just the future but the now.”