Mr. Alexander is president and chief executive officer of Partners In Care, Inc., a private, independent not-for-profit, charitable end of life care organization serving central and eastern Oregon. It is the oldest and largest such organization east of the Oregon Cascades. It offers an integrated continuum of transitional care for patients with chronic and terminal conditions and operates the only dedicated in-patient hospice facility in the eastern two thirds of the state. Alexander has held executive roles in the industry, higher education and healthcare, retiring as a regional hospital executive in 2006. He is a former naval aviator with combat service in Vietnam. He and his wife Marlene have lived in Bend since 1971 and have two grown children residing in central Oregon.