SI in the News
Alexa Contreras '05 will soon begin her role as SI's Alumni Relations Officer. She is the fourth person to hold office since the role was created by Jim Dekker '68 in the 1980s. Past directors include John Ring '86 and Tim Reardon '86. Her brothers are Cesar, who graduated from the last all-male class of 1992, and Eric, who was part of the first coed class of 1993.
Alexa brings to the job a variety of international experience. She last served as director of operations for Project Production Institute, a global research institute dedicated to the optimization of the largest energy, industrial and civil infrastructure projects in the world. She previously spent seven years in Spain, originally interning for the Spanish Congress in Madrid and later founding A.C.E. Events in Barcelona, a production company specializing in new market launches and team building. Alexa graduated from the University of San Diego in 2009 and also received a certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University in 2016. A scholar of languages and an avid traveler, Alexa has lived in eight cities around the world and visited 27 countries, where she dedicated time to volunteering at soup kitchens and orphanages.