A passion for preservation: Molly Alexander Posted in: Lifestyle For almost as long as she can remember, the power of community has fascinated Molly Alexander. It intrigued her as a young adult, influenced her academic studies and guided her career path. It has fueled a passion that is so much a part of her public and private life. As executive director of the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation, Molly is a respected leader of efforts to develop programs, projects and resources that preserve and enhance all that is unique and authentic about downtown Austin. As partner in a private business venture, she oversees two thriving retail shops in downtown Elgin. In ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!