IWLA The Resource for Warehouse Logistics

IWLA Staff

As president and chief executive officer, Jay manages the association’s operations, works with the leadership to establish the organization’s strategic direction and oversees IWLA’s government affairs efforts. He is the primary liaison to the IWLA Board of Directors.

Jennifer actively identifies and recruits new warehouse and partner members for the organization. Her background in industrial engineering and project management allow her great understanding of the warehouse environment. In addition, she works with the IWLA New Member Recruitment & Orientation Committee to ensure members get the most from the IWLA experience.

Jennifer Rezny

Sheresa oversees the general administration and personnel aspects of the association. This includes the daily/monthly distribution of funds, reconciliations and maintenance of all bank accounts, maintenance of the personnel records, maintenance of payroll records and related documents and is the liaison between the association and the vendors with respect to the employee benefit programs.

Sheresa McClain

Marina manages branding and communication messaging for the IWLA website, e-communications, social media, and marketing collateral. She is the primary media contact for trade and consumer media outlets and responsible for IWLA public relations initiatives and branding. 

Marina Donahue

Angela is responsible for developing and growing distance-learning curriculum, enhancing current educational offerings, and promoting the overall IWLA Institute. She is also in charge of researching, developing and maintaining education-related partnerships, reviewing current curriculum content, producing webinars, and managing ancillary education projects.

Ahmad is responsible for database maintenance, reporting on membership, events, and renewal billing. He also provides IT and office support. 

Ahmad Alzubi

Anne provides comprehensive support services to the CEO and to the Director of Administration & Human Resources. She works closely with all staff and with the IWLA Board of Directors to ensure efficient communication, planning, and strategy.

Bruce assists with the implementation and monitoring of IWLA’s government affairs efforts, including member engagement with the IWLA Political Action Committee and legislative events. He oversees the Congressional Contact Program and assists in drafting content for the website and newsletter. He also provides general administrative support to IWLA management team.

Uriel creates a sustainable recruitment pipeline and works directly with the director of membership to retain existing warehouse and partner members. Please direct membership questions including invoices, renewals, new member applications and account changes to Uriel.

Juliana provides general and administrative support to the association. She is the point of contact for communicating with IWLA general office vendors and serves as IWLA receptionist.

Ryan provides technology support to the association. He is responsible for assisting with database maintenance & programing, assists with updates on the IWLA website, and daily IT troubleshooting.

Ryan Krause

IWLA Consultants & Contractors

Jeff Markey is the Co-Founder and Principal with Elevate Government Affairs. Jeff and his team provide lobbying services in Washington D.C. They monitor and track legislative and regulatory issues, represents the association in coalitions with allied organizations. They set up and participate in meetings with agency congressional staff, draft legislative alerts, provide advice and counsel for the IWLA Political Action Committee and assist with planning government relations activities.

IWLA’s retained counsel for the United States, Kevin Philips, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C., serves as a legal resource for association members, responding to member inquiries regarding customer contracts and warehouse law.

Kevin Phillips

Michael’s duties include tracking and analyzing California’s policy developments, regulatory filings and legislation as to their impact on our industry. He coordinates with IWLA to develop and maintain a network of active members for statewide grassroots advocacy.


IWLA’s retained counsel for Canada, Clark Harrop, Dale & Lessmann LLP, serves as a legal resource for association members, responding to member inquiries regarding customer contracts and warehouse law in Canada.

Clark Harrop