Alejandra Montoya-Boyer

Associate Program Director – Economic Development

Alejandra is the Associate Program Director for Community and Economic Development (CED). In her role, Alejandra will be responsible for the execution of a new grant on county leadership in advancing economic opportunity. Alejandra will also be working to develop and grow our CED portfolio and NACo’s thought leadership in this space. She has a diverse background in policy, grassroots advocacy and campaigning, and program management and deep content expertise in technology, workforce development and racial equity with experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.

Immediately prior to joining NACo, she worked as a Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and before that she was the Program Manager for the Innovation and Opportunity program at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. She is a native of New Mexico and is eager to support the counties of her home state.

Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.


Strengthen America’s counties.


Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.