Co-founder and Executive Director
Alex Sánchez is one of the original founders and now serves as the executive director of Voces Unidas, the first Latino-created and Latino-led advocacy organization in the tri-county region.
An experienced executive and community organizer, Alex has led other non-profits, managed his own political consulting firm, and has extensive corporate and government experience at the senior management level.
He grew up in a small town in Jalisco, Mexico until the age of 9. When his family moved to the United States, Alex lived in El Jebel and attended Basalt schools. Alex is the first in his family to graduate from high school and receive college degrees from both Colorado Mountain College and Colorado State University.
Alex is currently a Trustee of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, appointed by Gov. Polis in 2019 to a four-year term. He also currently serves on the boards of COLOR, COLOR Action Fund, Conservation Colorado and the Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Alex has served on numerous other local, state, national and international boards and commissions including the Colorado Medical Board, the Latin American Research and Service Agency, and the Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior.
He has lived in two continents and in three different countries, and has also travelled to more than 35 countries for business or pleasure.