Alex began his career as a sportscaster and communications professional, but chose to pursue a path with broader beneficial impact by attending law school. While studying law at Wake Forest University, Alex founded the Wake Forest Environmental Law Pro Bono Project and served as a Research Assistant for the United Nations' First Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment. Additionally, he served as Executive Editor for the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy, competed for Wake's National Moot Court Competition team, and worked in both the Innocence & Justice and Appellate Advocacy Clinics.
After graduating, Alex served as a law clerk at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, working for both a Democrat and a Republican judge during his tenure. At the conclusion of his term at the Court, he joined the law firm Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders in Raleigh, and later worked at Credit Suisse as an in-house compliance officer.
Alex grew up in Mystic, Connecticut, and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism/Mass Communication from St. Bonaventure University and a JD from Wake Forest University. He lives in Denver with his wife and dogs, and enjoys travel, live music, competing in triathlons, and cheering for his favorite teams, the Nuggets, Yankees, and St. Bonaventure Bonnies.