As a Principal in Dewey Square Group’s State and Local Affairs and Multicultural Affairs practices, Alix Dejean provides strategic guidance to clients optimizing his diverse background in strategic communications, stakeholder outreach, executive visibility, and partnership development inclusive of multicultural constituencies and consumers. With more than a decade of public and national government affairs experience, Alix applies his background on behalf of corporations, political committees and non-profits to develop and execute a broad range of integrated tools to help them achieve their goals that build advocacy and deepen the brand experience.
Prior to joining DSG in 2010, Alix had already proved himself as an accomplished political and fundraising strategist. He was a principal consultant with the Dejean Group working with non-profit, political, corporate, and issue advocacy clients. From 2007 to 2009, Alix served as the finance director for the African American Leadership Council (AALC) at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Obama Victory Fund, also working as the AALC’s liaison to the Congressional Black Caucus.
Alix worked at the DNC as Southern Deputy Finance Director and later as Northern Deputy Finance Director, focusing on grassroots outreach and donor relationships. Previously, Alix worked for the presidential campaign of Senator John Kerry in Florida as a liaison to local-elected officials and a local director of the state’s GOTV effort.
Alix is active in the community serving as a board member of Democratic Gain (DC), Episcopal High School‘s The Promise Campaign (VA), the Jessie Banks Scholarship Foundation (NJ) and Democracy Prep Congress Heights (D.C).
Raised in South Carolina, Alix is a graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA and the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA as well as studying for a Masters of Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary. He currently lives in Washington, D.C.