Alex is a native of Anaheim, California and a 2001 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University. Alex spent 11 years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps and served as a Weapon System Officer in the F/A-18D with VMFA(AW)-242, VMFA(AW)-225, and as a Company Air Officer/JTAC for 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion. He resigned in August 2013 to pursue an MBA from the University of California, San Diego Rady School of Management. Today, Alex works as an Assistant Director for Savills Studley, a global real estate services provider, and resides in San Diego with his wife and child. He maintains a passion to serve this country and those who defend our freedom.