Alex, a member of HotSocket's sales team, was most recently a Financial Consultant for The Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Private Client Group, a leading global financial management and advisory company. There, Alex was responsible for new business development and sales within the financial, technology and new media marketplaces. In addition, Alex consulted a New York based start-up publishing house in the areas of sales and strategic development. He has a B.A. in Economics from Denison University.