Allison L Jones

Assistant Vice President, State Government Relations

Richmond, VA

+1 804 775 1802

Allison is an assistant vice president in the firm's State Government Relations practice. Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Allison served as the finance director for the Democratic Party of Virginia. In that role, she was responsible for raising funds to support the mission of the state party, democratic candidates and party operations. In September 2012, she served as a lead for activities relating to the Virginia Delegation's 2012 participation in the National Democratic Convention in Charlotte, N.C. She was also responsible for the state party's major fundraising vent, the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. Allison also served as deputy caucus director for the Democratic Caucus where she oversaw and coordinated activities, events, trainings, and fundraising for Democratic members and candidates of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Before Allison started a career in politics, she worked as a research associate and performed numerous roles such as lead analyst and researcher for health regulatory impact studies; project manager for information and market surveillance for public and private sector businesses; developer of programs for youths and disadvantaged populations to promote self-sufficiency; and performed a government relations role working with state and local governmental agencies and commissions.

Allison is a graduate of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University and J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. She is active in a number of community, civic, and social organizations.

Director, The Bull & Bear Club

Member, Henrico Education Foundation Board of Directors

Member, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Advisory Board, School of Business

Member, The Links Incorporated, Commonwealth Chapter

Member, The Continental Societies, Inc., Richmond, Virginia Chapter, 2004-2011

Member, President's Circle, National Urban League Young Professionals, 2002

Member, Richmond Leadership Network, 2002-2005

Member, Junior League of Greater Richmond, 2002-2004

Member, Greater Richmond Emerging Leaders, 2000-2003

Past President, Social Chair, and Charter Member, Urban League of Greater Richmond, Young Professionals Network, 1998-2006

Executive and Legislative Affairs