Alexander Kim, MBA
Public Affairs Consultant
Alexander Kim is a government, business & community affairs consultant helping with clients with accessing the government and providing outreach to community leaders in the Southern California region.
He has over 20 years of experience in government affairs serving as Central Area Director for City of Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn, Deputy Director to State of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Senior Adviser to City of L.A. Councilmember David Ryu, Public Affairs/Community Manager of SoCalGas (a Sempra Energy utility), & most recently as District Director to California Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris representing the beach cities of South Orange County.
Alexander has served on State of California commissions (Board of Optometry Board, Board of Naturopathic Medicine Committee, & Board of Behavioral Sciences). He currently serves on the government committees for the Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer’s Korean-American Advisory Board & the Orange County Transportation Agency (OCTA) Diverse Community Leaders Committee.
In the community, he serves on the boards for: Titan Institute (an Education Tech non-profit for underserved community), PBS SoCal/KCET Community Advisory Board, Asian Business Association of Orange Co., Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Korean American Coalition of Los Angeles (Advisory Board), Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce in Orange County, and the Asian Pacific American Public Affairs Association – Orange County Chapter.
Alexander graduated with a MBA from Pepperdine University and is a frequent guest lecturer on government/public affairs. He is a Network of Korean Americans (NetKAL) Fellow at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Social Work. Alexander obtained a B.S. in Biology/Minor in Political Science at U.C. Irvine where he co-founded the University of California at Irvine (UCI) Korean American Alumni Chapter as its first president and remains active as an alumni in the Anteater community.