Joining Mark Finlay Architects in the fall of 2017, Alex is native to upstate New York where she graduated from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics. Immediately following graduation, she moved to Los Angeles where she was right hand to Christine London, a high-end Landscape Designer in Beverly Hills. Her passion for architecture and design has shaped the make-up of her work experience, ranging from a luxury furniture showroom to real estate here in Fairfield. Moving back east to be closer to family, she now lives in Black Rock, Connecticut.
Executive Office Manager
A native New Yorker, Jill Castrignano earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the State University of New York at Albany. Driven by fast paced environments and inspired by creative culture, Jill moved to Manhattan after graduating to pursue a career in Business Development and Showroom Management for a contemporary menswear clothing line. Representing the brand both nationally and abroad in Japan and China, Jill was vital to the success of the company for over eight years. Now residing in Fairfield with her husband and daughter, Jill happily joined the MPF team in 2017 where she continues to be inspired every day.
Valerie Galindo is a Texas native, born and raised in West Texas before moving to Newtown, CT where she currently resides. She started her professional career working in the Finance department of an Aerospace Consulting company before transitioning to Administration & Accounting for a local small business. She then joined Mark P. Finlay Architects in the Fall of 2020.