In his role as Associate General Counsel - Contracts & Compliance, Alex manages contracts and partnerships, compliance-related issues, and provides general legal counsel to NPCA.
Prior to joining NPCA in 2023, Alex was the Associate General Counsel for Essential Brands, Inc. (d/b/a Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care). During his time there, Alex provided legal services including but not limited to, contract review and negotiation, risk management and operational compliance, and provided advice and counsel to all departments on company-wide initiatives and projects, including, among other things, issues involving intellectual property, charitable solicitations, and commercial co-ventures. Previously, Alex worked in private practice advising clients on corporate legal issues and managing commercial litigation matters. Alex has long been passionate about the environment and the National Parks, spending vacations and free time hiking, biking, and backpacking across the United States and the world. He brings that passion to the NPCA. Alex completed his undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law cum laude. Alex is admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland.