Ms. Alexander joins KKR from Ford Motor Company, where she spent more than two decades in senior community development and government relations roles. Most recently, Ms. Alexander was Director of Community Development for the Ford Motor Company Fund (the “Ford Fund”), the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, where she directed and led community engagement for the United States. During her tenure at the Ford Fund, Ms. Alexander spearheaded the development of numerous signature community relations programs, including Driving Skills for Life, a national driving safety initiative for teens; HerImpact, which provides grants to emerging female entrepreneurs; Ford 1st Gen, an educational initiative aimed at increasing the graduation rates of first-generation college students; and Men of Courage, which recognizes the accomplishments of African-American men. Ms. Alexander also oversaw the Ford Fund’s philanthropic response to COVID in the United States, which included a small business grant program, an emergency fund designed to assist college students with basic needs and technology, and support for first responders and frontline workers throughout the United States.
Ms. Alexander also serves on a number of nonprofit boards including the GRAMMY Museum Foundation, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, the NAACP Foundation, the Congressional Award Foundation and the Dean’s Advisory Committee of the University of Michigan’s School of Dentistry.