Receiving her Master’s degree in Media Studies from DePaul University, Alexis will examine the intersection of media and culture within each survivor’s story and the subsequent impact on their recovery. Alexis has worked in arts management for more than a decade with some of the country’s most renowned and vital artistic organizations, including Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet and River North Dance Chicago. As a Marketing Manager and Director of Marketing and Communications, Alexis has focused on strategic communications, creative and branding initiatives, media management, and audience development projects with partner organizations such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra and the Auditorium Theater. Incorporating film production into her personal and professional interests since 2008, she is thrilled and honored to be a part of the Sole Survivor team. Alexis received her B.A. in Psychology and Art History from University of Vermont.