Alvarez received a Bachelor‘s degree in Urban Affairs & Policy Analysis from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. He also earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Public Administration from Southern from Southern Illinois University @ Edwardsville and his J.D. Degree Wake Forest University in Winston -Salem, NC
He began his career in Mental Health and Substance Abuse in December of 2014,working, as a Certified Peer Support Specialist & Case Management at The Neil Dobbins in Asheville. He worked as a Peer Support Bridger October Road/JFK –ADATC (Pilot Program). He is currently employed at Crossroads Treatment Center in Asheville, NC as a Substance Abuse Counselor.
Alvarez enjoys traveling, reading , running , working out at the gym. He is an Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Professionals and the Qualifier for licensed General Contractors in NC & SC.