A lexis L. Squire joined the ERC on September 2015 as the Partnerships and Communications Manager. Currently, she serves as the Acting Senior Manager of External Affairs. In this role, she oversees the External Affairs team and deliverables, leads External Affairs infrastructure, coordinates MHRP meetings, payments, and services, and implements External Affairs strategy development. Prior to joining the ERC, Alexis worked at the ALS Association as their Senior Event Manager. In this position, she organized fundraising activities, implemented media partnerships, designed and utilized research and benchmarking metrics and reports to track initiatives and programs, and conducted and analyzed market research to create appropriate partnerships with organizations and companies with mutual missions and shared audiences. Alexis graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Arts in English.