Alexa Jackson-Presley

Alexa (Lex) Jackson-Presley is the chief people officer at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She is profoundly committed to achieving meaningful change and aligning talent with strategic priorities without compromising efficiency, innovation, or social responsibility.

Prior to joining the Broad, Jackson-Presley was the director of culture and experience for faculty and patient care services at Massachusetts General Brigham, where she also sat on the chief medical officer’s professionalism team. Jackson-Presley worked with leaders and representatives from all levels of the organization to establish a framework for developing effective systems and structures with high standards for respect and inclusion.

Previously, Jackson-Presley was the chief human resources officer and Title IX coordinator for Emerson College. She has also served as the associate vice president of human resources and equity officer for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, where she led organizational design and development initiatives, implemented competitive total rewards and organizational development programs, and improved the utilization of technology to ensure a people-centric approach to achieving organizational excellence. She also served for nine years as adjunct faculty in the management program at Cambridge College and taught courses focusing on human resource management and diversity in the workplace.

Jackson-Presley holds a Master of Management degree with a concentration in human and organizational development from Cambridge College.

August 2022