Alex Klein | Individual Giving & Donor Insights Manager

Office: St. Louis, Missouri

Hometown:

St. Louis, Missouri

School:

Truman State University

Proudest moment in my career:

Graduating with my MA in 2011

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

Grants Manager at Dance St. Louis

Favorite winter activity:

Running! Way better than running in the summer heat.

Book on your nightstand:

“The Circle” by Dave Eggers

Favorite movie/favorite current movie:

“Mean Girls” is my favorite. “Wild” is the current favorite.

Hidden gem in St. Louis:

Turtle Park, just south of Forest Park. So few people know about it!

Favorite sports team:

St. Louis Blues

Favorite memory at The Mission Continues:

One team dinner, a few veteran staff members shared some funny anecdotes about the earlier days of The Mission Continues. I loved hearing all of the unique challenges the development team faced, like Lyndsey having to physically own an $80,000 car, and how well they handled those opportunities. It makes me excited to face future possibilities head-on, and hopefully with as much grace as my team.

Guilty pleasure:

Cupcakes of any kind (chocolate preferred, though)

Your most overused phrase:

“Exactly” or “supposedly”

Song that describes you:

“Bang My Head” by David Guetta ft. Sia

Item on your bucket list:

Run a marathon in every state (1 down, 49 to go!).

Who would you dine with (dead or alive):

Lady Gaga