Alec received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and a Master of Architecture from the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Architecture and Planning (SAAP). During his time at UNM, Alec developed a passion for architectural visualization and became skilled at graphically representing architectural projects with 3-D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite based programs.

Previously, Alec was an intern at Sandia National Laboratories where he learned the integral role an architect plays in facility development within a campus-based environment.

Alec volunteers as a student leader at his church, Calvary Albuquerque. He takes time out of every week to attend student ministries and disciple a group of high school students.