Alumni (Fellow)

Alex Forrest

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Fellow
Stanardsville, Virginia
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2004)
M.B.A. University of Virginia (2011)
Darden School of Business


Alex Forrest serves as Director, Corporate Strategy & Business Development for The Walt Disney Company and resides in the Greater Los Angeles area. Alex was previously Managing Director, Media, Entertainment & Sports Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities in New York, NY.

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