Alex Gray is a 4th generation Oklahoman who worked at the highest levels of President Donald Trump’s White House, ultimately serving as Chief of Staff of the National Security Council.
Raised in Oklahoma City, Alex attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and George Washington University before entering the national security and foreign policy field, working for a U.S. Congressman before joining President Trump’s campaign in Trump Tower in the summer of 2016.
Alex spent four years in President Trump’s White House, helping to lead the fight against unfair trade policies and the destruction of American manufacturing as Deputy Director of the Office of Trade & Manufacturing Policy. As the top official focused on the health of the defense industrial base, Alex advocated for the U.S. companies and workers who support our warfighters.
At the National Security Council, Alex traveled the country and the world with President Trump and was at his side during key moments, including some of the biggest counterterrorism operations of the Trump presidency. He also carried out the biggest reorganization to the NSC in living memory, ensuring that only competent and loyal professionals were entrusted with some of the country’s most sensitive jobs.
Since leaving government, Alex and his wife Rochelle have returned to Oklahoma City, where he runs a small business helping American companies around the world. Alex is the recipient of the second-highest civilian award from the Department of Defense and the highest award from the National Security Council for his service to the country under President Trump.