Alex Elegudin

Co-founder and President

Alex Elegudin

Alex Elegudin

Co-founder and President

Alex has spent almost a decade working as an advocate and mentor in the disability community. In 2003, when Alex was a college sophomore, he was in a in a deer related car accident and sustained a C6 level spinal cord injury. He faced an uphill battle to reclaim his independence, managing his medical needs and working tirelessly to complete college. Alex continued on to Hofstra University Law School, became a successful patent attorney.

Alex co-founded Wheeling Forward in 2011 to help others like himself get the support and resources they need to lead active lives. Today, Alex uses his personal and professional experience to tackle challenging areas of need in the disability community and offer hope to those who turn to him as a mentor and role model.

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