With more than 20 years experience in marketing, strategic development and management, Alejandra (Alex) has built a distinguished career working in delivering results and increasing market share to health care companies and non-profits.
Ms. Garza is Founder and Principal of AGG Consulting, Inc. a strategic marketing firm that is dedicated to helping organizations connect with their stakeholders by delivering the right message in the right manner to their targeted market. Alejandra believes in uncovering what sets an organization apart from others by creating unique business strategies that are aligned with a company’s overall business goals.
She has an excellent track record of providing leadership in building brands, developing new markets and growing new business opportunities with a special focus on multi-cultural communities. Alex has led marketing teams responsible for member acquisition and retention within the healthcare insurance industry.
Alex’ experience includes leadership positions at UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, American Medical Association and ClareFolio, where she delivered results and built long-standing, strong relationships through ongoing communication and industry knowledge.
For more than 15 years, Alex has also served in various boards of community-based organizations, where she has provided leadership in creating organizational strategic direction, board governance initiatives and marketing strategies. She is a firm believer in the value of strong enterprise initiatives that combine for-profit and non-profit business visions, goals and partnership opportunities.
Ms. Garza currently is a member of the Chicago Board of Education, Metropolitan Planning Council of Chicago, University of Illinois – Liberal Arts & Science Visitors’ Board, University of Chicago -Booth School of Business, Civic Scholar Program Advisory Council and Sinai Health Systems Board.
A Chicago native, Alex received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Alex has also completed the “Governing for Non-profit Excellence” program at Harvard Business School’s Executive Education in Boston.