President, Kauffman FastTrac
Alana Muller is President of Kauffman FastTrac, the nation’s leading provider of training to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs – giving them the tools, resources and networks to start and grow successful businesses. Kauffman FastTrac was created by the Kauffman Foundation, the largest foundation whose mission is to advance entrepreneurship as a key to growing economies and expanding human welfare. Prior to joining the Kauffman FastTrac, Alana provided consulting services to organizations such as McCownGordon Construction and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, assisting them with expansion and growth of their businesses. Additionally, Alana spent ten years as an executive with Sprint in a variety of general management roles ranging from marketing to corporate strategy to executive and leadership development. Before assuming her position with Sprint, Alana held various roles with Chase Securities and Hallmark Cards.
Alana has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago, where she was the recipient of the Mike and Karen Herman Family Fellowship for Women in Entrepreneurship, and an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Smith College.
Additionally, Alana is actively involved in the community and serves on the boards of the Jewish Community Center, the Jewish Community Foundation, Women’s Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and the Smith College Alumnae Association of Greater Kansas City. She is the author of an online blog, CoffeeLunchCoffee.com, a practical field guide for professional networking.
About Kauffman FastTrac®
Kauffman FastTrac is a global provider of learning curricula that equip aspiring and existing entrepreneurs with the business skills and insights, tools, resources, and network to start and grow successful businesses. Kauffman FastTrac was created by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the largest foundation in the world devoted to entrepreneurship. For more information about Kauffman FastTrac, visit www.fasttrac.org and follow the organization on Twitter at @fasttrac, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kauffmanfasttrac and connect on LinkedIn at www.fasttrac.org/linkedin.