Senior Policy Analyst
Alexis Sly is the senior legislative and regulatory analyst for FOCUS. She tracks legislative and regulatory activity in all 50 states, primarily focusing on transaction and business taxes, payroll compliance and facial recognition regulation. Alexis grew up in Michigan before moving to “Down East” Maine, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Maine at Machias in 2008. Alexis moved to Vermont to attend Vermont Law School. She graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2011 and was admitted to the Vermont Bar that same year. She practiced probate and real estate law at a small law office before joining FOCUS in 2013. Alexis is a stellar researcher and project manager. Outside of work, she nurtures her Star Wars obsession, loves to take her three kids sledding and has kept busy during COVID-19 times by adopting three kittens.