Alexis joined Lakeshore Foods, or Al’s Supermarkets in 2007 after previously working in Online Advertising in Los Angeles. Alexis serves as Vice President and works alongside her father Gil, proudly representing the third generation of her family business, which was started almost 70 years ago, by her grandfather, Al Pontius.
Alexis is a graduate of La Lumiere School and has a Bachelor of Communications Studies from St. Mary’s College, and earned her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 2012.
Alexis enjoys dedicating her time to serving the local community. She is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of the United Way of LaPorte County, and previously co-chaired their 2009 and 2010 fundraising campaigns. Alexis is also a founding member of the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council and will serve as their board chair in 2016. Alexis also serves on La Lumiere School’s Advancement Committee and is proud to be a founding member of the LCN as well!
Alexis recently married Miles Buell, another LCN member, and the couple resides in Long Beach with their dog Ralph. They enjoy spending time outdoors and at the beach, and checking out all of the great local restaurants and businesses that Michigan City has to offer.