Alex Holecek joined the DFL staff in February 2019. Born and raised in Rochester, she earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Minnesota in 2016. Not long after graduation, she started her career in politics as an organizer for Angie Craig for U.S Congress. Following the losses of 2016, Alex organized for some local races in Minneapolis and Saint Paul and, as a Finance Associate, helped Sen. Tina Smith win her special election. In her free time, Alex enjoys cooking, yoga, and long walks around Bde Maka Ska.