Manager, State Government Affairs
Alex Whitaker has extensive experience working in the public policy and legislative world at the state and federal level. Most recently, Alex served as a Senior Advisor to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper for energy and environment issues.
Previously, Alex was the Legislative Director of the National Governors Association's Natural Resources Committee, where he was responsible for directing the development and implementation of governors’ strategic priorities in the areas of energy and natural resources. Prior to his time at NGA, Alex worked as a Legislative Assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives and has served as an analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce in the Bureau of Industry and Security. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from American University and a Masters Degree from the George Washington University in Security Policy Studies.