Alex first started his career in his hometown, doing odd jobs for people around town. From dog walking to helping people move, Alex took any opportunity that came his way. During the later parts of his elementary career, Alex gained a fascination with psychology. This was greatly expanded with psychology classes he elected to attend during high school. Alex is a graduate of Colby-Sawyer College with a bachelor’s in psychology. Between semesters, Alex took a job at a deli, working diligently during the summer breaks. During his final semester, Alex interned at a nearby assisted living. There he got his first exposure to hands-on social work as he interned as an activity assistant.
After graduating, Alex wanted to find a job that he could apply to his years of studies as well as get a feeling for what he wanted to pursue in a master’s degree. Once Alex came across Mountain Valley, he was immediately interested. Alex has always been interested in helping those struggling with mental illnesses ever since he was a kid. His 6th grade big sibling program which paired 6th graders with the kindergarteners was the first spark that ignited his passion. This passion has endured through his high school and college career. Now Alex wants to use his passion to help those who need it.
Alex is passionate about photography. Specifically of nature and wild animals. Moving to New Hampshire from his home state of New York has given him ample opportunities to explore the many hikes of New Hampshire and hone his passion. Aside from photography, Alex is a huge fan of analyzing and discussing movies, television and media in general. In his spare time, he works on making jewelry from the beach glass he collects on walks. Fun Fact: Alex is on a mission to find the best grilled cheese.