Marissa brings experience working in the public sector and on political campaigns at the city, state and national level to clients looking for issues advocacy and coalition building. Prior to joining Res Publica Group, she spent five years as a political consultant to a Chicago alderman. Her strong writing skills and understanding of the political landscape in Chicago and Illinois enable her to help define and activate corporate positioning campaigns for healthcare and energy clients . Marissa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Illinois State University. She is active with the American Liver Foundation and the Anti-Defamation League.