Lya Wesley is the Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications, responsible for advancing C.A.S.E.’s goals through developing and implementing strategies that drive brand awareness, deepen engagement and elevate organizational impact.

Prior to joining C.A.S.E., Lya built a successful marketing-communications career across for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She has held senior leadership positions at Sodexo, ARAMARK, United Way of the National Capital Area, the Council on Foundations and most recently the Association of Black Foundation Executives.

Passionate about community involvement and food justice, Lya served as board chair of a Washington DC nonprofit working to eliminate food deserts, by planting community gardens and providing access and education on nutritive foods to all residents. Additionally, she currently provides one-to-one executive and mid-level mentoring to professionals through Menttium’s corporate mentoring programs.

Lya earned a BA in Liberal Arts from The New School in New York City.