Alexis Fontaine
Alexis Fontaine
Academic Advisor II
College of Computing

Alma Mater: University of West Georgia
Degree(s): Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management

Q: Favorite activity/hobby:
A: I love to cook, play games, ride my bike, and volunteer my time. I also enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and adorable puppy Prince.

Q: What is the best part of your job?
A: The best part of my job is having the opportunity to help people each day. Knowing the work I do makes a difference in someone’s life fills me with so much joy. Helping others is a true passion of mine.

Q: Where is your favorite place on campus?
A: My favorite place on campus, my happy place, is the CULC (G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons) rooftop. The view is amazing and my time spent there is always peaceful. Whether I visit by myself or with a friend, I always leave feeling restored.

Q: Unique/exciting thing you bring to Georgia Tech?
A: I bring my genuine personality, innovative mindset, and effective communication skills to Tech. I enjoy creating a safe space for my colleagues, students, direct reports, and anyone else I encounter. I also delight in collaboration and creativity with my peers.

Q: Is there anything else that you would like for the GTAAN community to know about you and/or your role at Tech?
A: I have been advising for a bit over seven years now and I absolutely love what I do. I appreciate academic advising as a resource to help students accomplish their goals. Although academic advising is sometimes not acknowledged as much as other roles, it is essential and I hope all advisors know that what we do makes a difference.


Thanks so much for sharing with us, Alexis!