Prior to joining the City Ave team, Alec worked with the Myrtle Beach Downtown Alliance, a municipal improvement district in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as well as the City of Charleston, South Carolina’s Office of Business and Neighborhood Services. Alec holds a Master of Public Administration and Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning from the College of Charleston, as well as a BA in History from Franklin and Marshall College.
Economic Development Manager
As The District’s Economic Development Manager, Alec is committed to providing the community with in-depth, personalized small business services. Alec’s responsibilities include new business attraction, existing business support, data analytics, creative placemaking, and advocating for responsible land use. Alec was brought aboard the City Ave District team to increase community development capacity, and he relishes the opportunity to engage with residents, employees, and visitors of City Ave District. He can most often be seen biking throughout the district, making daily visits to local businesses. Alec’s other passions include main street revitalization, public arts policy, public space activation, affordable housing, and accessible public transpiration.