Alex Hicks
Director | Dallas Office

Alex Hicks is a Director and Co-Head of MHT Partners’ Education practice where he focuses on technology, content curriculum and tech-enabled services across K-12, Higher Education and Corporate Training. Prior to joining MHT Partners in 2012, Alex worked at Stephens Inc., providing corporate finance advisory services to companies in the basic materials, building products and construction services industries. Prior to joining Stephens Inc. in 2009, Alex worked in the Real Estate & Construction and Commercial & Industrial investment banking groups of BMO Capital Markets in Chicago. Alex began his career as an investment banking analyst at Robert W. Baird in Chicago focused on business services.

Alex holds a BA in Economics from Trinity College.

–Will Online Learning Become the New Norm?
–K-12 Education Technology in the Midst of COVID-19
–The Winning Solutions to Shrinking the Skills’ Gap
–The Time is Now . . . Selling Opportunities for Edtech Companies
–The Use of Technology in Higher Education
–Is Vocation the New Motivation?
–High-Cost Higher Ed: College in the 21st Century
–Trends in 21st Century Classroom Design
–Success in the Evolving Online Program Management Market
–The Confluence of Education and Workforce Readiness
–MOOCs: Expanding Education for the Lifelong Learner
–What Makes a Successful EdTech Company?
–Who’s Driving STEM Education?
–A Classroom Without Walls
–How Flipped Classrooms are Challenging Traditional Learning Environments
–Corporations Stepping Into the Education Void
–The New Normal: Digital Disruption in the Classroom
–Going Beyond the Scores
–Going Beyond the Scores . . . a Cont. from Last Week’s “Learning Curves” Post
–Post-Grad Outcomes Driving Change in Coding Academies

–As Recession Worries Grow, Smart Education Investments Can Provide Growth …
–Why Impact Investors Love the Education Sector
–Skills Shortage Fuels Corporate e-Learning and PE Interest
–Private Equity Firms Embrace Corporate Shift to Lifelong Learning
–Gamification in Education is a Growing Target for PE
–Why Private Equity Investors are Betting on Digital Education
–Consolidation on Tap as Investors Seek an Amazon for Online Education