Alexander Borges

Occidental College, C’21, Economics
LaGuardia Community College, C’19, Liberal arts Social Science and Humanities

Big Dream: Alexander was born and raised in New York City. After graduating from high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps Reserves and spent a year in training before going on to work at UBS Investment Bank. During this time, Alexander started and ran a small consulting business while he was enrolled at LaGuardia Community College. Alex’s ultimate goal is to apply economic principles to improve the world around him. Alex is passionate about combating climate change and addressing social justice through the use of technology and economics.

Leadership Activities:

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of Community Colleges,LAGCC
  • Dean's List, LAGCC
  • Vice President, Economics Club, LAGCC
  • Council Representative, Finance Club, LAGCC
  • Research Assistant, Mathematics Department, LAGCC
  • Student Researcher, Open Education Resources (OER), LAGCC
  • Systems Analyst, UBS Investment Bank, FDM Consulting
  • Co-Founder, Blubase Consulting
  • Veteran, Lcpl. Maintenance Management Specialist, United State Marine Corps Reserve
  • Volunteer, Team Rubicon