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Alexis Brubaker

Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer

Alexis Brubaker began her tenure with the university in 2012. Ms. Brubaker most recently served as Cornell’s Director for University Compliance and Privacy, where she played a pivotal role in the establishment of the University Compliance Office in 2020. With a more than decade-long tenure at Cornell, including five years as the biosafety officer within Cornell's Environment, Health, and Safety unit, Ms. Brubaker possesses extensive experience with regulatory compliance and safety initiatives within the University’s esteemed research community. Alexis has a background in forensic science and microbiology. She previously worked in bioterrorism response for state government, before starting her biosafety career at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In her role as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Alexis oversees the University Compliance, Policy, and Privacy, and Institutional Risk Management functions.  She has 18 years of experience in risk reduction and compliance, with extensive experience in project planning, leading teams, and business analysis.