Kelly Fitzgerald - VP, Grassroots
Kelly Fitzgerald is a nationwide advocacy leader with 10+ years of experience in government relations, alliance development and patient advocacy. Experienced in lobbying and grassroots on both the state and federal level, she brings a unique and wide-ranging perspective to the traditional notion of what an advocacy campaign can be. Joining the Alliance Group after a long, productive history in the nonprofit health care sector, she is passionate about helping others find their voice. Along with her direct policy work, she advises advocates and organizations how to harness the power of grassroots and social media. Utilizing advocacy, strategic messaging, online campaigns and targeted social media, she helps advocates affect change through both the legislative and regulatory process.
She is a member of the Church Hill Association, the American Heart Association and the Historic Richmond Foundation. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and makes her home in Church Hill, an historic Richmond neighborhood.
Interesting facts about Kelly
1. She writes a popular RVA blog Austen Hill and is an avid photographer.
2. Kelly sings in local RVA bluegrass band Church Hill Music Co.
3. She can say all 50 states in alphabetical order.