Senior Grants Administrator from Georgetown University Joins McAllister & Quinn

December 3, 2019

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – McAllister & Quinn is pleased to announce that this week Kristen Hubbard has joined the firm’s higher education team as Managing Director of Grants and Federal Affairs.

Kristen joins McAllister & Quinn from Georgetown University (Washington DC) where she was most recently serving as Senior Grants Administrator.

Ms. Hubbard had been at Georgetown since January of 2015 supporting faculty and staff in the pre-award and post-award grants processes. She will leverage her extensive grants experience to assist McAllister & Quinn’s higher education clients with federal grant-seeking activities.

“Kristen Hubbard brings to McAllister & Quinn substantial experience as a Senior Grants Administrator for one of our nation’s top universities,” says John McAllister, who co‐founded the firm with Andy Quinn in 2004. “She joins a team of talented and dedicated staff members who are helping our firm to grow and better serve our higher education clients. We are thrilled that Kristen has decided to join McAllister & Quinn.”

Before her time at Georgetown University, Kristen served as a Proposal and Outreach Coordinator at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In that capacity, she worked collaboratively with faculty, helped develop grant budgets, organized federally funded workshops, and served as a liaison between grant-active faculty and UNC’s Office of Sponsored Research. She was recognized for her outstanding work at UNC winning the “Star Heel Award” for outstanding employee service.

Kristen earned a B.A. in English and Communication from Houghton College in Houghton, NY and a Professional Certificate in Business Administration from Georgetown University. She is active member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), where she has received numerous certifications in areas such Sponsored Program Administration and Post-Award best practices.

Based in Washington, D.C., with 40 full‐time employees, McAllister & Quinn provides numerous private and public colleges and universities with consulting in areas such as federal grants, congressional research funding, foundations, public‐private and international partnerships and institution‐wide strategic projects.

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