Alex was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. His professional background is in non-profit leadership and staff management. His organizing history includes issue-based grassroots campaigns across Arizona, and electoral politics from local races to presidential campaigns. Alex joined SURJ after his involvement with our field operation in the Georgia Senate runoff elections. After that, he joined a coalition in Alabama as SURJ’s representative that was instrumental in blocking new prison construction in three rural areas across the state. Alex now serves as Lead Kentucky Organizer where he directs electoral, abolition, and economic justice campaigns across the Commonwealth.
Alex is a father of greyhound dogs and one human child. He enjoys hiking up mountains, playing soccer and chess, and reading science fiction novels.