Alexis Melvin is a gender-fluid transgender woman. Beginning in the mid-1960s, she worked as
a grassroots community organizer to challenge discriminatory policies and work to elect proequality policy makers. An independent consultant, transgender activist, photographer, charity
fundraiser, and lecturer located in Houston Texas, she is president of the Transgender
Foundation of America, the Managing Principal and Senior Consultant for MCONSERV
consulting, the Managing Associate of, and a regular on the Transadvocate Podcast.
Alexis formerly served as Chair of the Houston Transgender Unity Committee (HTUC), is a past
member of the Board of Trustees of the Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus, a founding member
of International Foundation for Gender Education, and an initial member of TransGender San
Francisco. As a successful independent consultant, she provides consulting services to
multinational corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and public charities
in the areas of information technology, strategy, crises management, organizational structure,
event management, diversity, and general business management.