Alex has over 27 years of ad agency and client experience. He started his career in the CPG world at the W.F. Young Company in Springfield, MA. From there, he moved on to join the marketing management team of Gruner & Jahr in New York. After several years on the client side, he returned to advertising in his home town of Atlanta to start his career with Van Winkle + Associates. His strong strategic background and passion for delivering added value to a client’s marketing spend has built a solid portfolio of brand experience including, Famous Amos Cookies, Alpo Dog Food, Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Summit Industries, Off Broadway Shoes and many more. He has launched over 25 products into the CPG, retail, and service industries. He is a true leader in the marketing community and has been awarded the honor of leading The Atlanta Ad Club as president for two terms.