Leigh Corrigan-Owens, an Account Executive for Mal Warwick Associates, joins the Wilkinsburg School Board in January of 2017 to fill a seat vacancy. At Mal Warwick Associates she is responsible for developing, executing and managing comprehensive direct marketing campaigns for non-profit organizations.
Ms. Corrigan-Owens is a graduate from Virginia Tech, where she earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English. Before becoming an Account Executive for Mal Warwick Associations, she held marketing and fundraising positions at Kidango, Adams, Hussey and Associates and Pocahontas Press. Following her graduation from Virginia Tech, Ms. Corrigan-Owens taught First-Year English Composition I and II at her alma mater and Business Writing at the New River Community College. She also volunteered and interned for the RAFT Crisis Hotline and Marriage & Family Counseling Center at Virginia Tech.
A resident of Wilkinsburg since 2014, Ms. Corrigan joined the Wilkinsburg School Board to deepen her commitment to the community. “I care a lot about Wilkinsburg, and I am excited by the progress happening within the community and school district,” says Ms. Corrigan-Owens. “I share the board’s commitment to academic excellence for all children and am proud to say that this is a continuation of my devotion to helping children and families build stronger futures.”