Michael Alexander

Michael Alexander is Senior Director of the Center for Livable Communities at the Atlanta Regional Commission, which oversees the Community Development, Community Partnerships, Natural Resources, Research & Analytics, Transportation Accessibility & Mobility, and Mobility Services Groups of the ARC. Mike has over 20 years of Public policy experience focused on regional and local community planning. As the Director, he leads this multidisciplinary, professional staff in the fields of transportation planning, environmental planning, community development, economics and demographic forecasting. ​

He is a graduate of the ARC Regional Leadership Institute, Leadership DeKalb, and Leadership Atlanta. Originally from South Carolina, Mike attended Auburn University where he received a dual masters degree in Public Administration and Community Planning. He served as a Marine Infantryman in Desert Storm.​