Alex is a spatial analyst who has been practicing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography for over a decade. She enjoys the technical side of spatial datasets and data modeling, and the storytelling side of cartography and graphic design. She believes maps are one of the most powerful tools to communicate spatial relationships.
Prior to joining New Venture Advisors, Alex consulted for the World Bank, National Geographic, Pond & Company, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and a wide variety of additional authors, researchers, and organizations. She is also a licensed and practicing landscape architect with a focus on community-driven placemaking.
Alex currently lives in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to Tucson she lived in New Orleans, Washington DC, Denver, and Los Angeles. She received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Geography with a Minor in GIS from the George Washington University, and her Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Arizona.