Managing Supervisor, Washington, DC
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Alex Mitchell is a managing supervisor in the financial services, technology and cybersecurity practice groups at VOX Global in Washington, DC. Alex helps his clients achieve an impact on public policy and corporate reputation through the planning and execution of earned media campaigns, stakeholder engagement activities, policy research and other written communications materials.
Alex brings to VOX public affairs experience in coalition management, national media campaigns and rapid response activities for national trade associations, as well as public relations and crisis communications support for Fortune 100 technology companies.
Prior to joining VOX Global, Alex spent two years working at Sage Communications in McLean, Virginia, where he did B2B and B2G public relations work for clients in the defense, security, aerospace and federal IT sectors. Alex spent extensive time helping his clients communicate effectively about highly complex technological challenges to a specialized audience of policy makers, government officials and industry leaders around the Beltway. During this time Alex learned developed a true passion for cybersecurity, working closely with executive management to craft communications campaigns for a leading provider of cybersecurity software and consulting services.
Alex began his career in public affairs at Howard Consulting Group in Washington, DC where he helped design and execute public affairs and communications campaigns for Internet and energy trade associations. He was deeply immersed in the debates over copyright law, surveillance policy, Internet governance, electronic privacy and other issues facing the Internet infrastructure industry at both the national and regional levels.
Alex received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where he studied American history, international relations and philosophy. Alex fashions himself an amateur historian and enjoys studying military history, specifically the Civil War. At some point he would like to find himself back in the classroom. He is also an avid golfer, guitarist and fan of the North Carolina Tar Heels.