Alexandra Stanton is the CEO of Empire Global Ventures LLC, a New York-based international trade and business development firm focused on India and China. She has held positions as Chief of Staff to the Empire State Development Corporation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington , D.C. under President Clinton and in the New York State Senate as Senior Advisor to the Democratic Leader, David A. Paterson. A veteran of state and national campaigns, Ms. Stanton has also worked in Paris for Doctors of the World/Médecins du Monde (MdM), implementing international organizational development programs.
Ms. Stanton is Vice-Chair of the Board of the Parrish Art Museum in New York and serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts. She was also a founding member of the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum Network (NY).
She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center , and is a member of the New York Bar.