Alex Owen joined the Office of Career Strategy in 2019. Alex received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of San Diego and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. After law school, Alex joined the corporate group of a large, Chicago-based law firm, primarily focusing on mergers and acquisitions. He then accepted a position at the City of Chicago, where he negotiated complex construction, software, professional services and leasing agreements on behalf of Midway and O'Hare International Airports, the Chicago Department of Transportation and other City agencies. When he's not at work, Alex enjoys watching classic movies and playing golf. His niece and nephew have awarded him Best Uncle of the Year four years in a row.