Before establishing 2Hill Consulting Services, Alana enjoyed a colorful career with the international technology company Schlumberger advancing from a Field Engineer to a Program Manager. In her tenure with the oilfield services giant, she not only managed multiple technology implementations, but she also learned to drive an 18-wheeler! Alana holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and has been a valued champion for diversity & inclusion.
Together with her husband, she has raised four handsome boys as part of a beautiful blended family. As a passionate ministry leader and teacher, Alana continues to pour God’s love into the children and youth she encounters. As an involved mother and mentor, she offers encouragement and advice to parents of children of all ages. Her faith, perseverance, and desire to encourage others fuels her speaking and writing. Her first two books use her gift of storytelling to help give meaning and purpose to many of life’s challenges: Love is a Catalyst, where she shares her family’s faith during their trials and triumphs over cancer; and Love is a Catalyst: The Pain Behind the Purpose, her inspiring memoir of overcoming adversity and growing in her faith. Through examples and exercises in her newest book, What’s Your Catalyst? The Power of Managed Change, you will be taken on a journey to discover your passions, talents, and path to being a more effective leader at work and at home.
Alana is a servant leader and member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), Project Management Institute (PMI), Toastmasters International, and the Association for Talent Development (ATD Houston). As a strong advocate for corporate and personal philanthropy, Alana has donated her time and talents to local School Districts, Texas PTA, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and other civic and charitable organizations. When she is not traveling the globe, you will find her running and serving in her church and community. Alana resides in Sugar Land, TX.
Leading change! The Ms. Engineer Way®