Alexa Strautmanis​

Director of Annual Giving & Research

Alexa Strautmanis

Alexa Strautmanis is dedicated to advancing the missions of non-profits through best practices in fundraising, communications, and strategic planning. Her experience is in building data-driven programs that consistently increase donor engagement and create lasting results for organizations to make a positive impact on society. 

Prior to joining LAPA Fundraising, Alexa provided expertise to the University of Cambridge as Director of Annual Giving and Marketing at Cambridge in America, growing the base of support in the US. Before Cambridge, Alexa managed the annual fund and stewardship program at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, and worked in PR and creative communications representing women- and LGBTQ-owned businesses. Alexa is a native New Yorker, and earned her BFA at the School of Visual Arts.