Alexis is the Director of Communications for the Los Angeles Auto Show and AutoMobility LA. In her role, she oversees all external and internal communications, creates messaging, ensures all messaging appropriately implemented across all channels and platforms and handles all crisis communications. She works with the larger marketing team on strategic planning as well as develops and manages strategic partnerships with major brands to increase overall company awareness. She in charge of the annual Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition, Hackathon and works directly with the advisory board members on a multitude of projects throughout the year.
Prior to coming to the LA Auto Show team, Alexis was the Director of Communications for Roaming Hunger, the leading provider of turnkey food truck catering, concessions, and branded promotions. She was also an Account Supervisor at MPRM Communications working on technology and digital media accounts including GooglePlay, rumr, YouTube, Awesomeness TV and Maker Studio.
Before making her way back to Los Angeles, Alexis lived in the San Francisco Bay Area where she was at SutherlandGold Group (SG), a PR agency based in San Francisco. During her time at SG, she worked on a number of different B2B and B2C technology accounts (start-ups and established). Before SG, Alexis worked at SanDisk Corporation in Silicon Valley as part of the company’s global public relations team and was the Public Relations Manager for Joie de Vivre Hospitality.
A Los Angeles native, Alexis is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), proudly wears her orange and blue as she is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Go Illini!) and is an avid sports fan.