Alex Holm grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He moved to Colorado to attend the University of Northern Colorado where he graduated with a bachelors in Elementary Education. His Montessori journey began with Compass in 2015 as an assistant in the high school Math department and as the Elementary PE teacher. Alex made the transition to lead teacher in the Topaz classroom. He received his Montessori Elementary training from the Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative in Lexington, Massachusetts.