Alex Kerr Title: Director, Brand Marketing & Communications Education: Azusa Pacific University Location: New York, NY Expertise: Personal Finance, Markets, Business 11 years of experience in media as a producer, writer, and editorFormer Senior Editor and Senior Producer at InvestopediaDirector of Director, Brand Marketing & Communications, Investopedia & The Balance Experience Alex has over 11 years of experience in media as a producer, writer, and editor.She began her career in financial media as a personal finance editor at Investopedia. She then became a Senior Editor and Senior Producer at Investopedia, overseeing all live-action video content, including branded video series, educational content, and sit down profiles of the biggest names in business, tech and finance. In 2017, her video work won the Gramercy Institute Financial Content Marketing Awards.As the Director of Brand Marketing & Communications, Alex oversees strategy and production of The Balance's on-air talent, public appearances, data-journalism special reports, social media and newsletter program. Education Alexandra received a B.A. in Journalism from Azusa Pacific University. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.