Jennifer Curley is the publisher of The Association 100 as well as President & CEO of Curley Company. She is a business strategist and expert communicator. Jennifer has represented large trade associations as well as Fortune 100 companies, startups and nonprofit organizations in a diverse cross-section of industries. She uses her White House, Capitol Hill and PR agency experience to provide counsel to her clients in the areas of reputation and risk management, thought leadership and content strategy. She is considered an expert in the “personalities, process and politics” of Washington D.C.
Prior to founding Curley Company, Jennifer served as a Vice President at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide where she ran the Technology Policy practice and managed crisis issues and corporate reputation.
Beyond consulting, Jennifer taught journalism and political science as an adjunct professor at American University’s Washington Semester Program.
Jennifer has a master’s degree in political science from American University and a bachelor’s degree in government from St. Lawrence University.
Greg Wilson is a contributor to The Association 100 and Senior Vice President at Curley Company. With over three decades of experience in communications and government relations, Greg helps organizations across industries mitigate and prepare for crises, influence their stakeholders and inspire their audiences.
Prior to joining Curley Company Greg served as Senior Vice President at Levick Strategic Communications, leading the firm’s legal services practice and providing crisis counsel. Greg also managed internal and external communications for Solutia Inc., and managed a multimillion dollar account portfolio as a vice president at Shandwick Public Affairs. His work has received several public relations industry awards, including the CIPRA and Bulldog awards. Greg began his career as a legislative and press aide on Capitol Hill.
Greg is a graduate of Hamilton College with a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, and he has completed executive education coursework in marketing at the University of Chicago.
Caitlin Donahue is a contributor to The Association 100 and Senior Vice President and Head of Digital at Curley Company. She leads the company’s digital strategy, integrating public affairs best practices with proven and innovative digital media tactics. She has worked for and alongside leading trade associations and Fortune 100 companies to advance their policy priorities, elevate their brand and build stakeholder engagement. With more than fifteen years of experience, Caitlin brings a wealth of digital media, advocacy and public affairs expertise to the team.
Prior to joining Curley Company, Caitlin served as the Vice President of Public Affairs at CRAFT Media/Digital where she executed dozens of integrated media and advocacy campaigns.
At the National Restaurant Association, Caitlin led the Association’s political advocacy programs through three election cycles. She oversaw the Association’s political giving strategy, led award-winning health care advocacy efforts on the Affordable Care Act and launched the organization’s advocacy social media channels.
A veteran of the PAC community, Caitlin began her career in PAC fundraising for both Procter & Gamble and Liberty Mutual, and advised companies and trade associations on PAC strategy, governance and communications as the Executive Director of Candidate Advocacy at BIPAC.
She holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross.
Colleen Lerro Gallagher is the editor of The Association 100 and a Vice President at Curley Company. Colleen uses her expertise in association communications and advocacy, media relations and video strategy to help clients enhance their brand as an industry thought leader. She works with clients to secure national and local media coverage, develop strategic communications plans and implement video and digital strategies to set them apart from the competition.
Prior to joining Curley Company, Colleen was the Vice President of Communications & Research for the Global Business Travel Association where she led and implemented award-winning PR campaigns, launched a broadcast studio and provided strategic input for the overall direction of the association. She also worked on the communications teams at the Biotechnology Industry Organization and the Consumer Technology Association.
Colleen has a master’s degree in public communication from American University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the State University of New York College at Brockport.