Alana Alsop is the Director of Marketing and Business Development at David M. Schwarz Architects, Inc. and supports the firm in the stewardship of new and current client relationships. She also monitors markets and emerging trends and executes marketing strategies and initiatives to increase the visibility of our broad and diverse body of projects. She has over 15 years of experience in business development, sales, marketing, and proposal management. She maintains her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is a member of the Project Management Institute.

Alana is from Massachusetts but moved to Maryland for college and graduated with her B.A. in English Language and Literature from Morgan State University and her M.A. in Publication Design from the University of Baltimore. Alana enjoys participating in several industry associations (SMPS, CREW, and NAIOP) and is an entrepreneurship evangelist. When not working, Alana enjoys playing with her energetic Beagle-mix, traveling with her family, and learning how to play golf.