Alayna currently serves as the Contract Negotiator for Talen Energy managing all aspects of contract negotiation and management for wholesale natural gas and power as well as retail power. Prior to joining Talen Energy, Alayna spent 11 years at EDF Trading as a Senior Contract Administrator and became the lead ISDA negotiator. She was also heavily involved in contract workflow processes and the subject matter expert for contract related issues in the trading system. She holds a degree in Paralegal Studies.
Alayna has been a member of IECA since 2013 and became a CLEG Committee Member after her first conference the same year. She recently founded the Contract Administration Working Group and serves as Chair.
Prior to joining the energy sector, Alayna served 8 years in the US Army as a Computer Analyst and Personnel Records Sergeant. She combines her energy paralegal, information technology, and military backgrounds to bring a unique perspective to Contract Administration.