Our Team

Mary Bissell (Founding Partner) is a lawyer and policy advocate.  Building on her experience as a legal aid lawyer, Congressional aide and lobbyist, Mary combines frontline experience and issue expertise with an expansive national advocacy network.

Mary's Bio


Jennifer Miller (Founding Partner) is a social worker and child advocate with more than twenty years of experience working on behalf of vulnerable children and families.As a national advocate, policy analyst, and strategic consultant, Jennifer brings knowledge, networks, and practical solutions to address the most pressing human services challenges.

 Jennifer's Bio


Rebecca Robuck (Senior Associate), a social worker and former Legislative Assistant to Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-5th), was a ChildFocus Fellow for two summers before joining as a full-time member of the team in October 2012.

Rebecca's Bio


Tiffany Allen (Senior Associate), a social worker with background in providing direct services and conducting research in the child welfare and early education fields.

Tiffany's Bio