Alena Brenner joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on April 5, 2021, assuming the company’s legal, compliance and risk management functions.
Ms. Brenner brings with her more than 20 years of legal experience, most recently serving as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and logistics company.
Prior to her work with Ryder, Ms. Brenner was the Director of Commercial Law and M&A at the New York headquarters of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). She previously spent over eight years at the New York City office of the law firm Hunton & Williams (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP) working in the Global Capital Markets and M&A group.
Ms. Brenner earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labour Relations from Cornell University and a juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Brenner also serves on the board for Teach for America – Miami, a non-profit organization focused on recruiting outstanding and diverse leaders to teach in K-12 schools in low-income communities.