Brigitte Schmidt Gwyn
President & CEO
Brigitte Schmidt Gwyn was named President and CEO of MPA – The Association of Magazine Media in January 2020.
Gwyn joined MPA in 2019 as Executive Vice President, Government Affairs and was responsible for effective advocacy efforts for all current and emerging issues affecting magazine media on the state, local and international level.
Gwyn brings twenty-five years of public policy, legislative and government relations experience, most recently with Accenture as Managing Director of Government Affairs. Prior to Accenture, she was Vice President of Global Government Relations at Kellogg Company, and has held leadership roles at Business Roundtable and American Express. Earlier in her career, she served in the offices of U.S. Representatives Jim Kolbe and Michael Andrews.
Gwyn received a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the University of Houston.