Deborah Alexander joined The Wallace Foundation in 1991. As the secretary to the president, she carries out a range of functions to ensure the smooth operation of the office of Wallace’s chief executive. Her many duties include acting as the primary liaison between the foundation and its board of directors, which entails, among other things, scheduling board, committee, and other meetings. She is also responsible for managing the president’s calendar, scheduling additional meetings, handling correspondence, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports, and copy-editing documents.
Alexander previously worked as a legal secretary in the law office of Robert Schnapp, Esq. Prior to that, she worked as an administrative assistant.
She earned an associate degree from Centennial College in Toronto, Canada. Alexander volunteers with PCNY in the Streets, a street program that provides hot meals, clothing, sneakers, and toiletries to people in need, some of whom are homeless. She is a proud native of St. Lucia and enjoys cooking, dancing, and reading as well as attending Broadway shows and Gospel, Jazz, and Reggae concerts.