Alexandra Chase, Board Member

The unique history of improving communities through the leadership of women is what inspired Alex to join the League.

Alex has been part of the League for 6 years, and she has served as co-chair of Nelle Smith twice.  Most recently, Alex served as the Secretary of the Board of Directors. 

Alex is a federal prosecutor in West Palm Beach. She has successfully prosecuted a wide variety of crimes, including health care fraud, drug trafficking, child pornography, and identity theft. She was part of the prosecution team that, after an eight-week trial, secured the conviction on 67 counts of Medicare fraud of Dr. Salomon E. Melgen, who the United States alleges was responsible for a loss of over $100 million to the Medicare program. She has been a federal prosecutor for ten years. Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Alex was a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee. 

She received her B.A. in economics from Hendrix College and her J.D. from Vanderbilt University.