Alexandra Vollman has been writing and telling stories since she first fell in love with journalism as a teenager. In addition to Reserve + National Guard Magazine, she regularly writes about architecture and design for Design STL magazine and about the outdoors and conservation for her website ModernConservationist.com. Her greatest interest, however, is telling the stories of good, hardworking, everyday people. Most of the time, you can find her telling the human stories behind brands, as she strives to help companies and organizations build authentic, meaningful connections with audiences through her storytelling agency Anecdote. Alexandra has a bachelor's degree in media communications from Webster University and a master’s degree in writing and publishing from DePaul University. She lives near St. Louis with her husband, two children and their dog.