Our Operations Manager and tech guru, Alex Cobern, cultivated years of experience in international development with the U.S. Peace Corps where he served as a community health volunteer in Malawi, Africa. Alex served as a Volunteer Community Organizer with RTI International, where he coordinated logistical planning of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) through surveys and maps, as well as organized and facilitated town hall meetings with traditional authorities and program officials from the PMI. He successfully registered over 1,000 households for the program and brought the program to 90% of the registered households.
With a passion to serve his community, he worked in grants administration at Georgetown University and served as Project Coordinator at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law in Washington, DC. Most recently, he managed the Little Italy, North Park, and Pacific Beach Farmers Markets prior to joining Snake Oil Cocktail Company.