Alex brings a diverse array of government relations and public affairs experiences to his role as Director of State Government Relations for the Bay Area Council. An employer-sponsored advocacy and public policy organization, the Bay Area Council represents over 300 of the Bay Area’s largest employers.
Starting his career in public policy during his time in college, Alex interned for two summers in the California State Assembly and consulted on his first campaign while completing his sophomore year. He has provided public relations services and media outreach for political campaigns for Los Angeles Unified School District and California State Assembly, managed media relations for entertainment clients in Los Angeles, including press events for major motion pictures and major sporting events, and served as an external affairs consultant for the California State Fair/Cal Expo.
Prior to joining the Bay Area Council team, Alex served as Senior Director of Government Relations for Strategies 360, providing advocacy services for clients in a variety of sectors including entertainment, housing/homelessness, healthcare, small business, and veterans’ issues. Previously, Alex handled policy research, political outreach, and supported lobbying efforts at KP Public Affairs in Sacramento.
Alex earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, a Graduate Certificate in Public Management from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, and a Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.