Clare Allenson

Clare Allenson knows how to connect policy and people. With more than a decade of experience in community organizing and management consulting, she has helped identify gaps and problem-solve in the nonprofit, financial, and corporate sectors. She previously built and ran the Michigan League of Conservation Voters Democracy for All program – spearheading poll worker recruitment and election protection efforts in Detroit and statewide. She also worked on Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s first congressional campaign in 2018, building coalitions among critical campaign support groups including organized labor, environmental and civil rights organizations, and religious and affinity groups.  

Prior to her campaign work, Clare ran the sub-Saharan practice at the political risk advisory firm, Eurasia Group, in Washington DC. In this role, she managed a four-person team, established research strategy, and led client engagement across the retail & consumer, financial and energy sectors. She frequently briefed senior executives at Fortune 500 companies, large asset management firms, and major foundations. Clare began her career as a management consultant at PWC in 2011. 

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University and a master’s degree in international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. 

Clare was born and raised in Detroit, where she now lives with her husband and daughter.