Wendy Koenig, J.D., has a broad range of experience relating to higher education, politics and business. She entered the lobbying realm as an associate with The Direct Impact Company, a grass-roots lobbying firm in Virginia. While there, she tracked and monitored legislation and gathered support for defense appropriation issues. Wendy later joined R.H. Perry & Associates, a higher education executive search & consulting firm based in Washington, DC. There she engaged in all aspects of the search process, including proposal research and candidate interviewing.
Before joining the Association of Vermont Independent Colleges, she served as Director of the Manhattan office of Brain Trust, an innovative staffing agency for the IT and new media fields. Currently, Wendy is the Director of Government Relations for the University of Vermont.
Wendy graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Foreign Language (Spanish) and received her J.D. from Catholic University of America.