Since joining the firm in 2014, Emily has held several roles in the higher education practice, including her first role as an intern, research analyst, director, managing director, and most recently as team leader for business development. In her tenure at the firm, she has secured close to $60 million in competitive federal and foundation grants in partnership with her small and mid-sized college and university clients. She also has managed a diverse portfolio of institutions of higher education, spanning from selective liberal arts colleges to mid-sized emerging research institutions, faith-based universities, and technical colleges.
Through this varied experience, Emily has acquired a deep understanding of college and university client needs, demonstrated excellence in client service, and achieved results through thoughtful business development and marketing efforts. As a vice president, Emily will work with leadership to help grow the practice and develop new service lines for higher education clients.
“Emily Wolf has been an integral leader at McAllister & Quinn for almost a decade. Her vision has helped the firm grow, evolve, and innovate in countless ways. I am excited to see where the practice will go under Emily’s leadership.” says John McAllister, who founded the firm in 2004 with Andy Quinn.
Dr. Jessica C. Gerrity, Senior Vice President and Leader of the Higher Education Practice notes “Emily is a highly valued member of the higher education team and I expect her to contribute to key strategic areas at a high level. Her experience and perspective are invaluable.”
Based in Washington, D.C., with 90+ 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 consultant network consists of more than 250 subject matter expert grant writers whose backgrounds range from accomplished academics to seasoned professionals.
Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland in College Park. She resides in Annapolis, Maryland with husband Patrick