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Alexander Black

Communications Manager, Harborly LLC

Work experience

Jun 2014Jul 2015


  • Partnered with Starbucks to increase sales by 20% in an eight month period
  • Provided excellent customer service by creating a warm atmosphere for customers
  • Created and maintained systems to provide an organized work environment in a timely manner
Jun 2013Jun 2014

Corps Member

City Year Denver
  • Tutored and mentored students in high-poverty communities to decrease drop-out rates and increase academic performance in math and English for 9th graders
  • Supported students and school administration by implementing City Year's whole-school whole-child model of intervention
  • Provided individualized support to at-risk students in the areas of Attendance, Behavior, and Coursework with a focus on math and English
  • Brought 90% of targeted students up a grade level on standardized testing in their area of focus (math or English)
Feb 2012Dec 2012

Corps Member

Americorps NCCC, Southern Region
  • Served communities across the Southern United States dressing critical needs related to natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, and urban and rural development
  • Built and maintained over 12 miles of trails in the Tennessee State Park system
  • Coordinated groups of volunteers to build six houses with Habitat for Humanity Tuscaloosa
  • Organized and ran a Red Cross shelter for families displaced during Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy
  • Recorded and documented team events and projects and contacted local media to gain exposure for our projects.


Congressional Award Bronze Medal--for completing over 1700 volunteer service hours in a 12 month period in 2012 and 2013/14.

The President's Volunteer Service Award--for completing over 100 hours of individual community service hours in a 12 month period in 2012.


Aug 2007May 2011

BA in Economics, Minor: Philosophy

University of Florida

Test Scores

LSAT: 168, 92nd percentile

SAT: 2110, 98th percentile