Lavera Alexander is CA Fwd's Director of Strategy and leads the organization’s development efforts to fuel our policy work. She has extensive experience in non-profit management and optimizing non-profit teams. She came to CA Fwd after 10 years as an executive consultant and strategist for All Things Non-Profit, in Los Angeles. There, she co-founded the “Executive Director on Call” service to help non-profits stabilize, grow and cover management gaps.
She has expertise in major donor solicitation and a proven track record cultivating strategic partnerships. In addition to her work as a consultant and strategist, she has served nonprofit organizations in the capacity of Executive Director, Director of Development, and VP of Marketing. She has a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a master's degree from California State University Northridge.