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Brandon Long
Executive Director

Brandon moved to the Highland neighborhood with his wife in 2012 to begin his Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at St. Kate’s. He began work at the Minnesota Autism Center as an occupational therapist in 2015. Brandon serves as an elected At-Large board member of the Highland District Council on their engagement committee and helped found the neighborhood non-profit Sustain Ward 3. In addition to being obsessed with his two cavapoos Obi-Wan and Kylo-Ren, Brandon enjoys the many wonderful restaurants in Saint Paul, attending concerts at the Palace Theater and sampling the ever expanding list of local breweries.

Alexa Golemo
Community Engagement Coordinator

Alexa is from Mendota Heights, MN. After graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Anthropology, she moved to Washington D.C. to work at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage on the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. In her free time, Alexa enjoys eating at local restaurants in Saint Paul, visiting the many beautiful parks in Union Park, and taking long walks with her dog, Marco.