Alex Fischer

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Fischer is the former President and CEO of the Columbus Partnership and currently serves as Chairman of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a Trustee of The Ohio State University, and on the boards of Advanced Drainage Systems and Columbus 2020.

Prior, Mr. Fischer was SVP for Business and Economic Development at Battelle and served as Chairman of Veloycs, OmniViz. Prior to Battelle, he was on the board of SunTrust Bank of East Tennessee, the Deputy Governor and Chief of Staff to Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist, and Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).

Mr. Fischer was the co-founder of Comprehensive Community Care, a behavioral health company, the EVP and COO of Akins and Tombras Public Relations, the founding Executive Director of Technology 2020 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the Director of Planning for the Tennessee Technology Foundation.