Alex Alvanos

Manager, Portfolio Performance & Support

As a Manager on the Portfolio Performance & Support Team, Alex leads deal support knowledge management and learning, and supports on monitoring and evaluation.

Before coming to New Profit, Alex founded three organizations. Alex led a tech nonprofit,, to increase philanthropy to high-performing nonprofits. Alex was the founding Director of Programs at the Millennium Campus Network, which empowers thousands of student leaders to become effective international development practitioners. And Alex founded Peace through Play, which provides peacemaking education to hundreds of K-8 students in Boston.

Alex built his passion for serving others through work in international development. Alex was a Fellow at the Deshpande Foundation, researched NGO effectiveness in Niger, created a micro-finance project in Thailand, and coordinated peacemaking efforts for youth in Palestine at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization.

Alex graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University with a degree in International Affairs. He is a Howard R Swearer Humanitarian Award winner, and serves as Chair of the Board at the Millennium Campus Network.

Outside the office, Alex loves vegetable gardening, cooking colorful vegan food, writing songs, and taking photographs for his site