Alex grew up in southern New Jersey and graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in English Literature. Prior to Stern, he spent six years working in book publishing as an editor of fiction and nonfiction for teens. In addition to SGov, Alex serves as the AVP of Communications for the Management Consulting Association. Outside of school, Alex sings with Ghostlight chamber choir and enjoys reading the books he didn't have time for back when reading was his job.