Annie Ascunce

Director of Grants & Federal Affairs
  (202) 296-2741

Annie Ascunce is a Director of Grants and Federal Affairs within the Higher Education Practice at McAllister & Quinn. As a director, Annie works closely with small to mid-sized higher education clients to identify and secure federal and foundation grants that are best aligned with each institution’s strategic goals and priorities. Annie has worked at the firm since 2018 and has gained expertise across a plethora of agencies, including the Department of Education, National Science Foundation, and Economic Development Administration.

Prior to serving as a Director, Annie worked as a Research Analyst at McAllister & Quinn. In this role, Annie provided research and analytical support to the firm’s higher education clients, working closely with managing directors and clients to strategically identify suitable Federal and foundation opportunities for clients to pursue. Annie is a graduate of the College of William and Mary with a degree in Government and Economics.


  • Joint and Strategic Analyst, Center of Joint and Strategic Logistics
  • Teaching Assistant, Economics Department, College of William and Mary
  • Resident Program Assistant, National Institute of American History and Democracy


  • Higher Education
  • Education Research
  • Federal Relations


  • B.A., College of William and Mary