Alena McGonigle is the Senior Coordinator, Communications and Marketing for the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA). In her role, she works closely with senior executives, the Meetings & Conventions team, and the Government Affairs team to create and distribute internal and external communications and marketing materials.
Prior to joining WSWA in May 2021, Alena was a Communications Associate at Berman & Company, a communications, advertising and research firm in Washington, D.C. Before joining Berman, Alena worked for the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research as a Program Manager for the Adam Smith Society, a chapter-based association for MBA students.
Alena graduated from the University of Richmond in 2017 with a B.A. in Political Science and History. She is from Pennsylvania and currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.