Alexandria “Alex” Mauristhene
Vice President, People & Culture
Alexandria “Alex” Mauristhene is a New England transplant, where she has lived for the last fifteen years with her family. Prior to that, she lived throughout the United States including abroad, first as a military brat, and later as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. During her time in active duty, she was directly responsible for personnel actions supporting military members and their families domestic and abroad. She served honorably and earned multiple commendation and achievement medals for outstanding dedicated service. She started her post-military career in the education space where she served in mission-driven K-12 settings, private and charter, as well as workforce education. Most recently, she worked for an international organization focused on ending poverty. While there she served as an integral lead for transformation and was the inaugural business partner for the organization. She had the privilege to build out the team while pivoting to meet the needs of the workforce domestically and abroad during COVID. Additionally, she worked closely with the Unions to ensure staff engagement and collaboration through collective bargaining agreements. Alex is joining Jumpstart with nearly fifteen years of experience as a dedicated human resource professional. She has led and served on multiple teams in government as well as non-profit sector, where she successfully led multiple HR functions including recruiting, training, and development, supporting employee relations, and building strong and inclusive workplace cultures. She most enjoyed the building strong working relationships to ensure strong processes and programs to support organizational strategy and alignment. She is looking forward to bringing her experiences, knowledge, abilities, and skills to Jumpstart, working collaboratively to develop human capacity strategies, initiatives, and innovation to supporting workforce development and organizational development. Alex believes strongly in the power of early education and is committed to supporting ways to amplify and elevate this critical work for the next generation. Alex holds a Bachelor of Science from Bethune-Cookman University and a Masters of Science in Organizational and Human Resource Development from Abilene Christian University.