Alex has worked as the orchestra director since 2023 at Grace Community School. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas and a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Tyler.  Alex is a career educator of 38 years.  For 13 years, he was an adjunct faculty for Stephen F. Austin University and four years for Tyler Junior College.  From 2009 to 2023, Alex directed the TISD Orchestra.  He has been married to his wife, Toni, for many years, and they have eight children and nine grandchildren. As an avid outdoorsman, Alex enjoys spending his free time hunting, fishing, and the like. Alex and his family are members of Green Acres Baptist Church.