Melanie Horton is Senior Marketing Manager at EdTec, a social venture that provides business and development support to charter schools. Before joining EdTec in 2017, Melanie was Director of Business and Marketing at El Camino Real Charter High School. Prior to that, she held a variety of positions at Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America, including Head of Research for Latin America. Melanie also spent time as an English teacher in Spain and a Fulbright scholar in Mexico, where she worked at New Ventures México and studied the country’s emerging field of social entrepreneurship.

Melanie earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Spanish from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY; a Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson; and a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from UCLA. Her passions include Latin American culture and history, public education reform, travel, and all things culinary. She resides in Los Angeles, California.