Molly believes that community is built from the ground up, serves people, and makes our spaces both livable and lovable.
For over three decades, Molly Alexander has enjoyed a successful career focused on downtown revitalization and economic development, including enterprises in both the public and private sectors. For the past 20 years Molly worked for the Downtown Austin Alliance as the Executive Vice President of Economic Development and most recently as the Executive Director of the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation helping to shepherd a new era of downtown revitalization in Austin, Texas.
In 2022, Molly created ITP Consulting working with clients and communities to stimulate economic development, retail revitalization and placemaking. In addition to her consulting firm, she owns and operates two award-winning retail establishments in downtown Elgin, TX – The Owl Wine Bar & Home Goods Store and G&M DRY GOODS. In her spare time she serves on numerous boards including Frontier Bank of Texas, the Elgin Economic Development Corporation, the Historic Review Board of Elgin and was recently appointed to the Texas Downtown Association Board of Directors.
Molly received her bachelor’s degree in urban studies and history from Trinity University. Along with founding her own start-up companies, she was the Director of the Georgetown, TX Chamber of Commerce, Director of the Georgetown, TX Convention & Visitors Bureau, Economic and Community Development Director for the City of Elgin, TX, and President of the Historic Preservation League of Dallas, TX.