She has a no-nonsense yet fun approach to speaking and training that allows her to quickly connect with audiences, and she always leaves them feeling energized and motivated. Alex’s research background means that all her programs are grounded in evidence-based and scientifically-researched concepts that have been tested in the workplace.
Over the years, Alex has worked with a range of clients, including Achieve, The Art Institutes, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, Turner Broadcasting (CNN, HLN, Turner Sports), Pew Charitable Trusts, Pfizer, the Recording Industry Association of America, Scripps Networks, Stanford University, and The Gates Foundation, to name but a few. Her work has also taken her across the globe, running research projects in Haiti, Indonesia, and Iraq. During her time in Washington, D.C. she frequently appeared on Fox News Channel and was published in The Hill and The Washington Post.
Originally from Northern Ireland, Alex proudly became a United States citizen in 2008. She received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland for dual honors in Business Studies and French in 1997, followed by her Master of Business Administration from Villanova, PA in 2001, and she is now working on her Ph.D. in I/O Psychology, specializing in the application of positive psychology in the workplace. She has also served on the boards of the Southern Nevada chapters of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and the National Speakers Association (NSA). After many years of living on the east coast, she now lives in Las Vegas with her husband and their two Golden Retrievers, Sunny and Glory.