Bryanna Patinka

Senior Research Analyst
  (202) 296-2741 x 1045

Bryanna Patinka serves as a Senior Research Analyst for the Higher Education Practice at McAllister & Quinn. Bryanna Patinka provides research and analytical support to the firm’s higher education clients. She works as a project manager to help clients meet their funding goals.

Before joining M&Q, Bryanna worked in the non-profit sector. She helped the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center, a women’s rights museum, secure foundation funding. She also served as a Grant Research Assistant for CommonLit. She helped CommonLit further its goal of bringing free literacy resources to economically disadvantaged students by identifying and tracking potential donors.

Bryanna graduated with honors from American University in Washington, DC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in economics.


  • Grant Research Assistant, CommonLit
  • Grant Writing Intern, Matilda Josyln Gage Center


  • Grant writing
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Federal and Foundation Funding


  • B.A., American University