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Allison DeBattista

Vice President, Public Affairs

Allison joins Woodberry from a leading top five public affairs agency to support the firm’s advocacy coalition and strategic alliance work. With nearly 15 years of public affairs, coalition building, and nonprofit management experience in health care, Allison has led initiatives to influence state and federal lawmakers benefiting patients. 

Throughout her career, she’s provided strategic communications counsel for public affairs using grassroots and grasstops engagement, branding, public relations, media relations, advertising, and digital tactics on behalf of clients for significant wins. 

Allison earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi. As a co-founding member of Epilepsy Alliance America, she continues to serve on the board and volunteers to teach the importance of advocacy on a local, state, and federal level and to help empower communities to use their voices. Allison resides in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband, William.