For the past decade, Wilda N. Alessi has been a catalyst for change in the York community. She began her career in economic development, and currently, as the senior marketing manager for the York County Economic Alliance (YCEA), she enjoys interaction with various industries within York County to evoke innovation and impart high-impact value within the community. Alessi's strengths as a fundraiser, strategic thinker, leader and creative marketer have catapulted her to become a pivotal member of the YCEA's senior management team.
She advises others to never stop learning, always engaging in professional development opportunities. Alessi is incredibly giving of her time, and she holds many civic leadership roles, including CHAMBERFuel, Junior League of York, YorIt, York Literacy Council and United Way's Emerging Leaders Society. She also shares an important mantra her mother taught her: "Do the work right the first time so that you don't have to fix it later."