Alison Feighan is the founder and principal of the Feighan Team, a mission driven government relations and advocacy firm working to amplify the voice of community development organizations and socially motivated enterprises in Washington. Her firm is committed to demystify the political and legislative process and empowering clients to be effective advocates by providing them with the tools and strategic counsel they need to impact the process and advance their cause. Feighan is recognized as a creative and tenacious lobbyist with a record of success leading legislative and issue campaigns including her work to craft and enact the New Markets Tax Credit, the New Markets Venture Capital Program, the SBA Microloan Program, the SBA’s Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME). Built on a solid foundation of service, organizing and advocacy, the Feighan Team is respected as a unique lobbying firm that combines the power of what they know and who they know to advance the interests of their clients.
Before coming to Washington, Feighan lived in Boston where she worked on community reinvestment and Fair Housing issues and launched an affordable housing program for a community action agency in Quincy, Massachusetts.
Feighan holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.