Meet Our Executive Team
Meaghan McCormack is the Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the World Trade Center of New Orleans. In addition to external affairs, public relations and strategy, Meaghan manages all administrative aspects of WTC industry committees, programs, and events such as the signature Bertel Award Ceremony and Louisiana International Trade Week and Gala. She also administers the organization’s Global Connect program for international delegations and the Louisiana Consular Corps. Meaghan previously worked for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative, helping catalyze small business owners through education, advising and access to capital. She also taught online tools training to small business owners through the Google Community Leaders Program. Originally from a small town in upstate New York, Meaghan knows and values the positive impact small businesses have, both regionally and beyond.
Meaghan received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management and Marketing with minors in Sociology and Mass Communications from Loyola University New Orleans. At Loyola, she was the President of the American Marketing Association, Vice President of the Loyola Entrepreneur Association, and Chancellor of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. She is also a graduate of the New Orleans Business Alliance’s Economic Development Ambassador program and the Young Leadership Council’s Leadership Development Series, and is a member of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) Class of 2019. She participated in the Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans Class of 2018, where she worked with other members of the Juvenile Justice team to raise funds, vet, and grant $10,000 two non-profit organizations working to dismantle the school to prison pipeline. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the French American Chamber – Gulf Coast and the Board Engagement Chair for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans Young Professionals.
Passionate about creating meaningful change, Meaghan is also an avid volunteer and has worked with the Harry Tompson Center homeless shelter, the Edible Schoolyard, and for the Orleans Public Defenders. In everything she does, Meaghan seeks to support socially responsible business and make sure every aspect of local communities thrive.
Caroline Castigliola is the Vice President of Business Development for the World Trade Center of New Orleans. Caroline handles all aspects of WTCNO membership, serving as liaison between the organization and its 1,000+ diverse companies and executives. In addition to working to continually grow the resources and overall value of WTCNO memberships, Caroline is responsible for cultivating new members who will benefit from WTCNO involvement and assist in the mission to expand Louisiana’s national and international trade footprint.
Admitted to the Louisiana and Mississippi Bars, Caroline previously served as the Legislative Counsel for U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (MS) in Washington, D.C., and has practiced as a civil litigation attorney. During her time in Washington, Caroline advised on trade, agriculture, judiciary, and energy/environment matters, among others, and developed a passion for engaging with impacted parties on complex and far-reaching federal, state, and local policy issues. Caroline is a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and obtained her J.D. and B.A. (in English Literature) from the University of Mississippi. At Ole Miss Law, Caroline served as an Executive Member of the nationally-ranked Moot Court Board and worked as a student lawyer for the Mississippi Innocence Project Legal Clinic.