New Managing Director Joins McAllister & Quinn

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – McAllister & Quinn is excited to announce that Tara Massimino, M.A., has joined the firm’s Healthcare team as Managing Director. Tara will be working with an array of clients in the higher education and healthcare sectors of McAllister & Quinn.

Tara joins McAllister & Quinn following her role as Director of Research Development at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine. At UCI, Tara established a research development unit and co-led high-impact initiatives for external funding and institutional partnerships involving federal, state and local agencies. She began her career in Chicago, IL, and over a ten-year period, served in leadership and management roles at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she was responsible for administration and oversight of multi-million-dollar proposal and award portfolios. Tara holds a B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and a M.A. from the University of Chicago. She is a native of St. Louis, MO, and currently resides in Orange County, CA.

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. ##END