As Chief Operating Officer, Alison McIntyre manages the day-to-day operations of the Animal Policy Group, LLC. Ali (as she is known to most), works with clients on initiatives, develops and implements social media strategies and grassroots advocacy programs, provides business development and marketing support, conducts research to achieve client deliverables.
Originally from the Philadelphia area, Ali graduated summa cum laude from Temple University with a degree in Communications/Public Relations. She also holds a Certificate in Litigation/Paralegal studies from The Philadelphia Institute. Her legal career soared when she moved to the west coast and found her niche in intellectual property litigation, first at Latham & Watkins in their Menlo Park, California office and then at Affymetrix, Inc., as their in-house senior litigation paralegal. In 2007, she joined Tonkon Torp as the Government Relations practice group coordinator, where she began working with Mark.
After a 5-year hiatus to raise her twin boys, Ali was thrilled to team up with Mark again at the Animal Policy Group. She and her husband, Tim, have 4 boys between them and an old pug named Pearl.