Chief Executive Officer, GENYOUth
Alexis Glick is Chief Executive Officer of GENYOUth, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing child health and wellness through programs presented in partnership with the National Football League and the National Dairy Council. She also serves as a frequent contributor to CNN, providing her perspective on global business topics of importance, the financial markets and CEO leadership trends. Alexis is a frequent, strategic advisor to CEOs for some of the largest international, blue-chip and Fortune 500 companies on issues relating to media strategy, business development, investor relations and communications and advises professional athletes on social media, branding and public speaking.
Prior to the inception of GENYOUth, Alexis helped launch the Fox Business network, the largest cable news launch in history, where she served as Vice President of Business News and anchored “Money for Breakfast.” She previously served as anchor on NBC’s Today Show and CNBC’s Squawk Box. During her many, notable on-air assignments in media, Alexis interviewed some of the world’s most recognized leaders including President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Warren Buffett, Rupert Murdoch, and former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, among others.
Alexis’s many leadership accomplishments began on Wall Street, and evolved while an executive at Morgan Stanley, where she headed floor operations at the New York Stock Exchange, and also serves as a member since 2002. She was the first, and youngest woman, to manage such an operation for a bulge bracket firm, and served as one of its top producers on the Listed Equity Trading Desk. Alexis started her career on Wall Street as an analyst in the Equities Division at Goldman Sachs.
In addition to her executive responsibilities at GENYOUth, and enjoying her active role as mom to four kids, Alexis is active in several national and local non-profit institutions and has a guest column on Thrive Global. In 2003, she received the Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, Columbia University. An avid, passionate sports fan and once an All-City high school basketball player, Alexis is highly dedicated and actively practices the principal mission of GENYOUth, which advocates healthy eating and physical activity in program curriculum impacting over 38 million students in 73,000 schools.