District Support Consultant
Manuel joins The Holdsworth Center with more than seven years of international sales and client service
experience in New York City and Hong Kong.
A native of San Antonio, Manuel grew up in Edgewood ISD and understands firsthand the importance of a
quality education. He is passionate about improving access to education and transforming the educational
landscape in Texas.
In his most recent role as senior consultant at Accenture Strategy in New York, Manuel developed strategic,
financial and operational solutions for growth-minded clients in the financial services and professional services
industries. Prior to Accenture, Manuel worked at S&P Capital IQ in New York and Hong Kong creating
programs that dramatically increased revenue and savings for his clients.
Manuel has previously served on non-profit boards including the Latino Educational Achievement Partnership
in Durham, North Carolina, the League of United Latin American Citizens’ national executive board, and the
LULAC National Educational Service Centers executive board.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA
from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, as well as a certification in business strategy from INSEAD.