Founder and Executive Director
Alex Sánchez is one of the original founders and now serves as the executive director of Voces Unidas de las Montañas, 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.
Alex 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 as an English language learner. Alex is the first in his family to graduate from high school and receive college degrees from Colorado Mountain College and Colorado State University.
As a community leader, Alex volunteers and donates his time and talents to numerous causes, charities and civic institutions. He is currently a Trustee of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, appointed by Gov. Polis in 2019 to a four-year term. Alex also currently serves on the boards of the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), COLOR Action Fund, Conservation Colorado and the Anderson Ranch Arts Center.
Alex has lived in two continents and in three different countries, and has also travelled to more than 25 countries for business and pleasure.