Alex lives and works in Amherst, MA, which is his hometown and passion. In addition to working as Executive Director of the Amherst Business Improvement District, Alex serves as a town meeting member from Precinct 9. He is a graduate of Amherst Regional High School (’04), Connecticut College (BA ’08) and Tufts University (MA ’12). He cares deeply about community, and strives to build a sense of place in the Pioneer Valley. In addition to his work and interest in placemaking & planning, Alex is an avid folk dancer, and has experience organizing a number of different regular events in that area.