Korie O’Kelly

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

Korie O’Kelly serves as a Director of Grants and Federal Affairs for the firm’s Higher Education Practice. In this role, Korie provides research and analytical support to the firm’s higher education clients. She works with managing directors and clients to strategically identify suitable Federal and foundation opportunities for clients to pursue. 

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, bringing expertise in grants, compliance analysis, and client management. Before joining the McAllister & Quinn staff, Korie served as an Officer for Private Donor Services at CAF America. She worked as the liaison between Private Foundations and Individual donors to connect with domestic and international charities in the grant-making process. Korie also served as a Compliance Associate in AML and Grantee Reporting practices at CAF America. Before her work at CAF America, she worked as a Research Assistant at High Point University. 


  • Grants Officer
  • Compliance Associate
  • Research Assistant


  • Project Management
  • Foundation Relations
  • Compliance
  • Communications


B.S., High Point University

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