Alexis has over ten years of experience impacting historically under-resourced communities through designing, implementing, and measuring social and economic programs in the non-profit, public, and private sectors. She has managed a wide range of projects focused on economic development grantmaking, workforce development, higher education, accelerator programs, and public policy analysis. As a TIP consultant, Alexis brings her experience with recovery and resiliency funding through the EDA and her experience with developing and supporting workforce development and education-based programming. At the EDA, Alexis collaborated with community partners to design economic development responses to the COVID-19 pandemic through the CARES Act, managing over $28 million in grant funds. While at Project GRAD in Houston, Texas, she supported an effort to make high-growth career opportunities accessible within Houston’s low-income communities through data-driven programming and collaboration with community stakeholders. Her research experience includes a Michael and Susan Dell Foundation-funded project at the LBJ School of Public Affairs to study the effectiveness of the workforce development ecosystem in Central Texas. Alexis received a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. She has a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Political Science from Trinity University.