ALEX J. VILLANUEVA
Alex J. Villanueva is an Account Manager with Ball Consulting Group where he develops and executes strategic communications projects for our clients.
Prior to joining Ball Consulting Group, Alex was an Account Executive at Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) in Washington, D.C. He was responsible for executing media relations tactics supporting the 2020 Census. At BCW, he was involved with national and local media pitching, radio and satellite media tours, B-roll production, strategy development and project management, and he developed written content as a part of the nation’s once-a-decade effort to count everyone living in the United States.
Prior to BCW, Alex was a regional field director and communications coordinator for U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik’s (NY-21) successful re-election campaign. He led a team of paid staffers, college interns and dozens of volunteers informing voters in a large rural area of Upstate New York.
Alex holds a master’s degree in public relations from Boston University. Prior to attending BU, he earned a bachelor’s in history and political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While in college, he interned in several offices, including Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s press office and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Office of Public Affairs.
He is from Plattsburgh, N.Y., and lives in Brighton, Mass.