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Andrea Horton

HBCU Stories


BA in Economics

Grad Year

Notable Affiliations

Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Victoria’s Secret
Donna Karen
Quaker Oats

Greek Affiliations


Founded in 1987 by Dr. N. Joyce Payne, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund carries forward the legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall by offering pathways to economic mobility and high paying jobs for HBCU students. Through scholarships, upskilling and equity programs, and career opportunities TMCF champions the ambitious spirit of HBCU students while advancing the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion. TMCF promotes DEI by designing strategies and curating programs to attract and retain diverse talent for its corporate partners. TMCF’s advocacy for the sustainability of HBCUs reinforces the critical role they play in achieving its mission of social justice, uplifting the African American community, and the creation of a more equity society.

Spelman College

Andrea Horton is the Chief Marketing Officer at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund leading the strategic vision for the organization’s brand and marketing strategy including TMCF’s brand positioning, communication strategies, public relations, and user experience. Prior to joining TMCF in 2013, Andrea developed and led market strategies for iconic CPG brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Pink, Donna Karen, Quaker Oats, Hanes, and L’eggs. Andrea has also led innovation and growth strategies for major companies such as Dean Foods and Kimberly-Clark both domestically and abroad. Andrea graduated with honors from Spelman College with a BA in Economics. She earned an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

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