Alex Armstrong joined Oceana in December 2015, bringing an extensive background in strategic communications to the organization. He came to Oceana from SKDKnickerbocker, a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C., where he worked for corporate, nonprofit, and advocacy clients.
Previously, Alex served in communications and strategy roles for numerous political campaigns in Connecticut – with a particular focus on environmentally-minded candidates. In 2011, he served as Communications Director to the successful mayoral campaign of Ben Blake, his local alderman. Alex has also worked as a digital advocacy and fundraising consultant to national nonprofits at M+R Strategic Services.
Alex grew up in Milford, Connecticut, on the shores of Long Island Sound. He currently lives in D.C. with his wife. Alex graduated from Georgetown University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in government and history and has a master’s degree in political science from Yale University.