Community Foundation for Monterey County
Vice President of Community Impact
Laurel Lee-Alexander is Vice President of Community Impact for the Community Foundation for Monterey County where she leads competitive grantmaking, program initiatives, community engagement and the foundation’s capacity building program, Center for Nonprofit Excellence. She has extensive experience in philanthropy, nonprofit fund development and corporate marketing. and has held positions at Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, United Way, the Walt Disney Company, and the Colgate-Palmolive Company.
Laurel has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and a master’s degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has studied and worked in the U.K., Norway and Hong Kong. She has served on numerous local and national nonprofit boards, is a Past President of the Association of Junior Leagues International, and currently serves on the Community Foundations National Standards Board as Secretary, Nominations Chair and DEI Working Group Chair.