New Managing Director Joins McAllister & Quinn

May 22, 2020

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – McAllister & Quinn is excited to announce that Alexis Pangborn, M.A., has joined the firm’s higher education team as Managing Director of Grants and Federal Affairs.

Alexis joins McAllister & Quinn after fifteen impressive years of freelance grant writing for a variety of non-profit clients. For the past seven years, Alexis served as a valuable grant writer in McAllister & Quinn’s professional grant writing network, focusing mostly on small to mid-size higher education clients. Alexis has collaborated with institutions to secure millions of dollars in funding from government, foundation, and corporate funders. Alexis brings to the role her expertise in proposal development, working comfortably with content experts across a variety of fields.

“We are thrilled that Alexis has decided to join McAllister & Quinn. Alexis has distinguished herself as one of the top grant writers in the McAllister & Quinn grant writing network,” says John McAllister, who co‐founded McAllister & Quinn with Andy Quinn in 2004. “She joins an impressive team of grant experts at McAllister & Quinn, who specialize in securing millions of dollars in grant funding for our college and university clients. Alexis is a smart, focused, and talented professional who will be a great addition to our team.”

In addition to her freelance grant writing experience, Alexis held roles as the Assistant Director of Foundation Relations and Development Grant Writer at St. Edward’s University, a private, Catholic, Hispanic-serving institution in Austin, TX. Prior to that, Alexis worked in fundraising roles at Communities in Schools of Central Texas, United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, and the Institute for Professional Development in the Addictions. Alexis earned a B.A. in English and a Master of Arts in English at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Based in Washington, D.C., with 40 full‐time employees, McAllister & Quinn specializes in consulting on behalf of numerous private and public colleges and universities. Over the past ten years, McAllister & Quinn has helped secure hundreds of millions of dollars in grant funding for its higher education clients. McAllister & Quinn’s grant writing network consists of more than 250 grant writers whose backgrounds range from accomplished academics to seasoned professionals.