Executive Board

Albena Jones

Albena is a graduate from Greenwich University, and has worked for prestigious world organizations in London for over 20 years. Her last role was for Bloomberg LP in the UK as Financial Analyst. Albena has vast business knowledge and experience, and brings management and team leadership qualities to the Executive Board of the IWC-Sofia.

Currently besides being a mother of two, Albena works as a freelance business coach and English language tutor, which allows her to effectively manage her time and be able to dedicate herself to the important task of IWC President.


Maya Metodieva

Maya Metodieva is a business woman, and a mother of two boys. She holds a Bachelor degree in Economics – Business Administration. Her background includes having worked for multicultural and multinational companies and diplomatic missions in Bulgaria for over 25 years. Maya brings financial and business knowledge to the team of the IWC-Sofia.

Over the last five years Maya has been running her own facility management company.

She speaks  English, Bulgarian, Russian and Greek.


 Mary Gullet

Mary Gullet is American. She grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida where she later attended university receiving her bachelors degree in Family and Child Sciences. She moved with her family from Miami to Sofia where they will spend the next 3 years.

While in Florida she became the Vice President of the Family Readiness Group for the naval unit her husband was attached. The purpose was to bring families together and to be there for them when their significant others deployed. Mary enjoys getting to know others and helping out where she’s able. Being a part of IWC is important to her and an important way for her to give back her time.


Charity Chairperson

This position is currently vacant.


Mihaela Dobre

Mihaela was very active during the yearly Charity Bazaar in 2008 and 2016 for the Romanian stall.

She currently runs her own printing company alongside working pro bono for this year ‘s bazaar as Charity Bazaar Coordinator.

Michaela feels very strongly about supporting the numerous causes of the IWC-Sofia and is dedicated to the task of upholding a year-long tradition whilst achieving an excellent result.