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Alexis Olbrei

Alexis Olbrei

Vice President

Lex Olbrei is a Vice President in Mercury’s Los Angeles office, focused on government affairs. She brings 15 years of expertise in labor, education, public policy and communications to her role.

Former Chief of Staff for a 52,000-member construction trade union, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Created and executed a successful public awareness campaign about payroll fraud in the Colorado construction industry

Managed legislative and advocacy agendas, targeted growth opportunities and crafted successful bargaining strategies for labor unions SEIU and UNITE HERE

Former public school teacher and administrator in the South Bronx

J.D. from California Western School of Law and M.S. in teaching from Fordham University

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Lex Olbrei is a Vice President in Mercury’s Los Angeles office, focused on government affairs. She brings 15 years of expertise in labor, education, public policy and communications to her role.

Prior to joining Mercury, Lex served as Chief of Staff for a 52,000-member construction trade union, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters. There, her skills in public affairs, strategic campaigning and regulatory issues helped the organization cultivate effective relationships with elected officials, regulatory agencies and government staffers in Southern California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. Key among her accomplishments was the conception and execution of a public awareness campaign about payroll fraud in the Colorado construction industry. Lex built a diverse coalition of stakeholders and successfully advocated for an Executive Order by the Governor to establish a task force addressing multiple issues in the commercial construction industry.

Lex is also well-versed in communications, market research, analysis and strategic planning. She has played various roles within the labor sector in Southern California, including positions with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and UNITE HERE, where she managed legislative and advocacy agendas, targeted growth opportunities and crafted successful bargaining strategies.

Lex holds a J.D. from California Western School of Law, M.S. in teaching from Fordham University and a Maîtrise from L’Institut Catholique de Paris. Early in her career, she worked as a public school teacher and administrator in the South Bronx. Lex earned her B.A. from the American University of Paris. She is honored to serve as a court-appointed special advocate for youth in the Los Angeles foster care system.