James “Jim” Alexander joined Illinois Action for Children as the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Execution in August 2009, after several years of service as a volunteer and member of the Board. Jim comes to this work with more than two decades of broad and diverse management experience, which he draws from to oversee and develop multiple strategic development processes and initiatives, and collaborate with managers and departments across the organization. Before coming to Illinois Action for Children, Jim served for six years as Executive Director of the Inner City Teaching Corps (ICTC), a nonprofit education organization that helps empower children in the most under-served areas of Chicago.
Alexander earned both his J.D. and Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University, and is a native of Memphis, Tennessee.