Portal Grant Writer
Vanessa has been a member of the firm since 2023. As Portal Grant Writer, Vanessa is responsible for preparing grant applications and drafting narratives for the firm’s portal clients. She works closely with the Deputy Director of Research and Special Projects to secure grant funding through various programs aimed to assist communities improve their education, transportation, recreation, infrastructure, and human services. Prior to Vanessa joining the firm as a full-time employee, she served as an intern for five months. Vanessa graduated Summa Cum Laude from both Bergen Community College’s and William Paterson University’s Honors Colleges, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and focus on Public Policy Administration.