Managing Director at Oracle
DATE: Thursday, April 6
LOCATION: Home (location given to student RSVPs)
Allison O’Brien currently serves as Managing Director, Government Affairs with Oracle America, Inc., where she is responsible for strategy and oversight of a diverse portfolio of projects and personnel related to Oracle’s multi-faceted Legislative and Executive Branch priorities. Additionally, Allison is responsible for the administration of Oracle’s political action committee (PAC) and all political and fundraising events hosted at Oracle’s venue on Capitol Hill and at company facilities nationwide.
Prior to Oracle, Allison served as Coordinator, Government Affairs for the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA). In this role, Allison was responsible for tracking over $1M in annual receipts to WSWA’s PAC, the association’s annual fly-in and dozens of wine and spirits tasting events. Before her foray into public affairs, Allison worked as a major gift fundraiser for Venture Philanthropy Partners, a D.C. based non-profit that invests money and human capital into high-performing organizations that provide services to children and youth of low-income families in the National Capital Region.
Allison is a graduate of both Georgetown University (2007, Master of Arts, Government) and the University of San Francisco (2005, Bachelor of Arts, Politics). As a graduate student, she worked as a research assistant for a New York Times bestselling author and journalist Thomas Frank.
Allison currently serves on the Board of Directors for both the California State Society and Women’s High-Tech Coalition. She resides in Washington, D.C.