Alex is the Manager of Village Capital's US Food and Agriculture Practice. In her previous role at the firm, she supported and facilitated the US: Education 2017 program. She has also worked as an Associate on the VilCap Communites U.S. team. Previously, Alex worked as the Director of Development for Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region, a regional non-profit that lifts under-served communities out of poverty through hands-on education and job training programs. Alex was a member of the Teach for America Greater New Orleans Corps, where she taught Spanish at O.Perry Walker/L.B. Landry College and Career Prep and served as foreign language department chair. Alex received her BA from Tulane University in International Development and Spanish and holds an MBA from Columbia University.