Founder | President and CEO
Alex Sánchez is the founder and now serves as the President and CEO of Voces Unidas Action Fund and Voces Unidas de las Montañas, the first Latino-created and Latino-led advocacy organizations in the central mountain region.
An experienced executive and community organizer, Alex has led other nonprofits, 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 Colorado, 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 Rocky Mountain Health Foundation, COLOR Action Fund, Conservation Colorado and the Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Alex has previously served on the governing boards of the Colorado Medical Board, GLBT Commission for the City of Denver, Latino Commission for the City of Denver, the National Latino Children’s Institute, and the Latin American Research and Service Agency. He is also a former Senior Fellow of the Mexican American Solidarity Foundation in Mexico City and served a 3-year term on the Consejo Consultivo for the Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior (CCIME), a federal agency under the Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico.
Alex has lived in two continents and in three different countries, and has also traveled to more than 25 countries for business and pleasure.