Before joining MGP in January 2023, Alex was an Office Associate for the Town of Normal Engineering and Public Works Department. She promoted the town’s smart cities initiative within the public works department by innovating and maintaining the department data systems. She received a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University as a Geography major, with minors in Information Systems, Environmental Studies, and Water Sustainability. During her time at ISU, she also worked as a computer consultant for students and faculty. In her free time, you may find her gardening, playing with Moony the kitten, or attending concerts and farmers markets. Her previous office was featured in the newspaper when they rescued a kitten in May 2022. She also worked at an organic sustainable farm in Eureka, Illinois.