Alex is an award-winning public affairs program manager who has worked with organizations across the country to build and leverage influence at the intersection of business and government.
He spent several years working with coalitions of businesses and community members in Texas to fight poverty through sensible housing and public assistance policies at the local and state level.
His extensive work to empower small businesses and communities across the country with tools and information to grow through trade with Korea after passage of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement earned him a PRSA Silver Anvil Award.
Alex is passionate about building movements that empower and protect small businesses, promote sustainable development and strengthen equity for socio-economic minorities.
His work empowering small business through policy also includes helping trade associations secure passage of the 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act in the U.S. Senate, and a truth-in-labeling campaign to raise consumer awareness around damaging environmental practices and social inequity created by outdated regulations governing U.S. seafood production.
Always searching for new and different ways to see things, Alex is an avid traveler, writer and runner in his personal time.