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Alec Horton

Grants Administrator, Accounting
Contact Information
Favorite quote
"You are a gift. Knowing that and living that truth will make you generous. It will open your heart further."
— Jeffrey Marsh, Activist And Author
Joined CFT
2022

As grants administrator, Alec works with donors, nonprofits and CFT staff to process grant recommendations, maintain constituent and grant data integrity, and administer all grant payables processes.

Prior to joining CFT, Alec was a bookkeeper at Brook Mays Music, performing general ledger entries and maintenance accounting, reconciling bank activity, assisting with month-end processing and year-end financial reports and more. He was editor-in-chief at The Current Sauce, Northwestern State University’s independent student newspaper, training staff and overseeing the editorial production process.

Alec received a number of awards from the Louisiana Press Association in 2018 while serving as editor-in-chief at The Current Sauce. He earned first place in the in-paper promotion category, second place in best feature story, and third place in best layout and design. The newspaper also won first place in best overall website, which Alec designed, and the paper placed third in general excellence.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in music with a concentration in music business from Northwestern State University.

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP / BOARD SERVICE

Alec is a classically trained percussionist who serves on the board of directors of the New Texas Symphony Orchestra.

Alec’s Favorites
Cause
Civil rights and the arts
Local Restaurant
Desperados
Place to take out-of-towners
Dallas Farmers Market
Activity
Seeing live music and theater, going to the farmers market, museums (Dallas Museum of Art is his favorite) and trying new restaurants. As a visual artist, photography combined with photomanipulation is his favorite medium to create.

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