Alex AlbertiDirector, Grants & Contracts Management
Alex joined Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in April 2020 as the Grants and Contracts Manager. In this role, his work is centered on ensuring that the Sponsored Projects and Funds grantmaking process is compliant, transparent, and streamlined, especially following the implementation of the Fluxx grants management system, with which Alex has extensive experience. He is also responsible for reviewing and evaluating grant agreements and other contracts for potential business risks.
Prior to joining RPA, Alex spent seven years in grants management at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, leading efforts to increase interfacing between grants management and programs, finance, and senior leadership. He also helped systematize proposal review; evaluate, recommend, and draft policy updates; and maximize the potential of technology, including Fluxx, to streamline grantmaking operations.
Alex stays at the forefront of grant management best practices through his membership in PEAK Grantmaking and the PEAK Northeast regional chapter. He holds a Master of Music in Music Business and Entertainment Industries from the University of Miami, and a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance from Florida International University.