Elaine Meinzer, CRA, MSA

Managing Director, Advance Technology Practice
  (202) 296-2741

Elaine Meinzer is a Managing Director in McAllister & Quinn’s Advanced Technology Practice. She provides proposal management guidance and collaborates with clients to produce well-rounded and competitive proposals. With an extensive background in federal and private funding, Elaine is well-versed in the complicated workings of proposal development.

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, Elaine served as Assistant Director of Research Development at the College of Engineering, University of Michigan. In that role, she managed early career faculty education programs, led site visits, and managed a multitude of engineering-focused proposals.

Elaine received her B.A. in sociology and German from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University. She is also a member of National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP), International Society for Research Administrators.


  • Assistant Director of Research Development, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Research Administrator Senior, University of Michigan


  • Research Development
  • Project and Program Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement



B.A., University of Michigan

M.S.A., Eastern Michigan University