Alex is the Manager of Organizational Performance & Strategic Planning at SchoolsFirst FCU, and has been in this position since 2017. In this role, Alex collaborates with senior executives across all business units on strategic and business planning efforts, development of KPIs, key committees related to project management and branches, top strategic initiatives and organizational prioritization efforts.
At SchoolsFirst FCU, Alex also leads, develops and engages a team of nine experienced resources (6 senior project managers and 3 business analysts). Alex also provides portfolio-level governance as the Enterprise Project Management Office leader and spearheads special programs as needed.
Prior to his involvement in the credit union movement, Alex held diverse management and information technology roles in multiple industries for Fortune 500 firms as well as consulting. Alex has successful led large, global projects to external clients as a consulting manager for Deloitte and IBM. In addition, Alex has been involved in several merger projects throughout his career, including due diligence and integration phases.
Alex holds an MBA degree from UCLA, an MS degree in Information Systems from Cal State Fullerton, and a certificate in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from Stanford University. In addition, Alex has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2011 and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) since 2017, among other certifications.