Alex Brasch

Data Analyst

At MFA, Alex employs his analytical background in the disciplines of geography and applied demography to provide innovative and data-driven solutions to clients. He uses his strong data-wrangling and -visualization abilities on a wide variety of projects, relishing the opportunity to develop workflows and tools to help others more effectively solve problems and plan for…

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I've always been struck by the importance of place and how it permeates through our lives, affecting social and cultural ties, education systems, politics, economies, and human-environment interactions. Poring over data on populations and geography is one of my passions, and I find it extremely rewarding to be able to channel the results into useful tools and visualizations that help communities improve systems and better plan for the future.
I've always been struck by the importance of place and how it permeates through our lives, affecting social and cultural ties, education systems, politics, economies, and human-environment interactions. Poring over data on populations and geography is one of my passions, and I find it extremely rewarding to be able to channel the results into useful tools and visualizations that help communities improve systems and better plan for the future.
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Who is Alex Brasch?

At MFA, Alex employs his analytical background in the disciplines of geography and applied demography to provide innovative and data-driven solutions to clients.

He uses his strong data-wrangling and -visualization abilities on a wide variety of projects, relishing the opportunity to develop workflows and tools to help others more effectively solve problems and plan for the future. Alex regularly uses Esri ArcGIS, Alteryx, R, and Microsoft® Office® to access, explore, analyze, and present data. He works closely with MFA engineers and scientists to identify project goals and develops analytical solutions in support of environmental site assessments, remediation and redevelopment projects, health risk assessments, land-use-planning efforts, and demographic analyses.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Graduate Certificate in Applied Social Demography, Portland State University