He gained diverse policy and legislative experience from his service as the Designee for Chairman Emeritus Spencer Bachus (R-AL) to the House Committee on Financial Services and as a Professional Staff Member on the Committee. In his capacity as Designee, Alex managed the activities of Chairman Emeritus Bachus before the Financial Services Committee, including the development of legislation and participation in Committee proceedings. He provided counsel on a wide range of policy and regulatory proposals affecting all aspects of financial markets and institutions.
As a Professional Staff Member serving both the Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee and the International Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, Alex worked on a range of issues affecting domestic and international financial institutions. His portfolio included the Federal Reserve, international financial institutions, money laundering, cybercrime, emerging payments, the Export-Import Bank and other trade agencies, the Defense Production Act, and coins and currency. He helped steward the passage of the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization of 2012, capital increases for several multilateral development banks, and staffed the Speaker’s Cyber Security Task Force on behalf of the Financial Services Committee.
In addition, Alex served as the Financial Services Legislative Assistant for Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R- SC), providing strategic counsel on financial markets, cyber security, intelligence, transportation, science and technology and economic policy.