Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
By Lauren Jones, Photo by Courtney Runn
Alice McMillan is a public-service leader and community philanthropist. She serves as the director of strategic initiatives at the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, where she leads advocacy, education, research and the award-winning Hispanic Austin Leadership program, or HAL. The HAL executive-leadership program has generated a seven-figure economic impact in Austin and was recently named one of the top seven Hispanic Chamber leadership programs in the United States. The HAL program collaborates with more than 100 nonprofit, government, corporate and community entities and their leaders to advance the Central Texas community. HAL, founded in 1999, now has more than 340 prominent alumni. McMillan is also involved with the Austin Area Urban League and the Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin and serves as a board member for the Education Equals Economics Alliance. Additionally, McMillan is a small-business and nonprofit consultant.