Alex Montgomery is IJ’s Activism Researcher. In that role, he produces internal reports and external research products to support activism campaigns.
Currently, Alex’s main focus is fighting for reforms at the grassroots to protect people’s right to earn an honest living. He’s especially interested in reducing red tape that inhibits entrepreneurship, learning from regulatory best-practices in cities across the country.
Alex previously worked at IJ as a Maffucci Fellow. Prior to joining the team, he was a summer fellow at the D.C.-based Hertog Foundation. Born and raised in Western North Carolina, he received his B.A. in Political Science and English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.