Alex Gutierrez is the son of immigrants from Aguascalientes, MÃ©xico. The eldest of five boys, Gutierrez began working in politics at a young age due to two major events: the September 11 attacks and the fight for LGBT+ Equality.
Wanting to give back and help the many activists who came before him, Gutierrez has spent nearly a decade in the political landscape by helping elect effective leadership and inspire community involvement and engagement.
During Mayor Mike Johnston’s Mayoral campaign, Gutierrez showcased his exceptional organizational and mobilization skills in the field all over the city from throughoutÂ the campaign. Immediately after the election he got to work as one of the Assistant Deputy Directors of then Mayor-Elect Mike Johnstonâ€™s Transitional Team by managing Transition Committees focused on five city department.