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Alexandra Sims-Jones

Board Member

Alexandra Sims-Jones has spent her career at the intersection of grassroots advocacy, accessibility, equity and justice. In 2017, she founded her firm, APS and Associates, which provides expert consultation across the public affairs sector. APS and Associates’ list of high-profile clients includes Governor JB Pritzker, The Obama Foundation, the Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus, Verizon Wireless and more. A native of Metro Detroit, Alex relocated to Chicago to attend Northwestern University, from which she graduated in 2010 with a degree in social and educational policy.

Why Alexandra serves on the board

I’m committed to bridging gaps and breaking any barriers that contribute to the inequities we see in our society. Hunger and access to safe and healthy food continues to be such an unfair obstacle for so many. The Greater Food Depository as an institution has a well-deserved name in addressing hunger for the Chicagoland region.

I am thrilled to be a part of an organization that can help provide food security, knowledge, and support to the community and surrounding community organizations.