IWLA The Resource for Warehouse Logistics

Jay D. Strother

President & CEO

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 Rezny

Membership Director

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.

Sheresa McClain

Director, Administration & Human Resources

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.

William Carton

Director, Professional Development & Convention

William manages and develops the goals, theories, and structure of all of IWLA educational offerings. He also manage all education and meetings personnel, facets of the IWLA Convention & Expo, and develops/updates the base warehouse-management-focused curriculum. He develops research tools and anticipates industry trends/needs to create a knowledge-based curriculum and works to updates curriculum annually.

Ahmad Alzubi


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

Marina Hart Donahue

Marketing & PR Manager

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.

Anne Schroeder


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.

Uriel Arroyo


Uriel is responsible for acquisition and retention activities for IWLA Partner Members. He will also serve as the main point of contact for corporate and event sponsorships, as well as booth sales. Please direct partner membership, sponsorship, and all booth-related questions to Uriel.

Angela Moore

Education Specialist & IWLA Canada Executive Director

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.

Bennett Judson

Meetings & Registration Coordinator

Bennett is responsible for providing meeting planning support, including sourcing, RFP outreach, registration processes, faculty communications, AV support, and webinar education programming. She will also work closely with all staff, member volunteers, and committees.

Bruce Linderman

Government Affairs Coordinator

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.

Juliana Rodriguez

Office Coordinator

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 the IWLA receptionist.

Ryan Krause

Information Technology Support

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.

IWLA Consultants & Contractors

Donna Rebeck

Contracted Accountant

Donna Rebeck oversees accounts payables and accounts receivables for the association. She also manages the financial reports and auditing. She is the point of contact for IWLA financial inquires.

Jeff Markey


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.

Kevin Phillips

IWLA Retained U.S. Legal Counsel

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.

Mike Williams

California Chapter Government Affairs Consultant

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.

Clark Harrop


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.