Alex serves as a System Improvement Advisor with a focus on Coordinated Entry for the Built for Zero Collaborative. Prior to joining Community Solutions, Alex took on roles to support and lead system enhancement efforts focused on service provision and approach to homelessness in Abilene, TX. With aims to reach Function Zero for veteran and chronic populations, Alex assisted in strengthening community commitment and support through programming, data validity, systems change, and advocacy. During her time serving Abilene, Alex developed and piloted Permanent Supportive Housing programming for Taylor County (resulting in securing a funded PSH project) and assisted in leading the pilot of Diversion efforts for the state of Texas. Alex holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work from Abilene Christian University and is a licensed social worker who truly believes in the success of humanity.