Alexis joined the Advocates for Access team in 2019. She is the Transition Coordinator, assisting any resident in an Illinois Department of Public Health licensed facility with the goal of returning to an independent community-based life.
Prior to coming to Advocates for Access, Alexis worked as an OSF Podiatry medical office assistant, where she would assist with nursing home visits and treatment for residents. She also worked as a supervisor at Logan Family Recreation Center and coaching girls basketball at Metamora High School and Mossville Grade School.
The lifelong Peoria resident is a person with a disability. Alexis was diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, but that didn’t stop her from achieving athletic success. She earned a women’s basketball scholarship at Illinois Central College, then continued her student-athlete career at Missouri Baptist University. She graduated with a Sports Management degree, while garnering All-American honors twice during her basketball career.