Building our Bench

CRD Associates is thrilled to announce three dynamic team members who have joined our ranks as Policy Associates. Each brings a unique set of skills, experiences, and passions that will undoubtedly enrich our mission to enact meaningful change for our clients.

Abigail Pepper joined us in April and brings with her a passion for patient advocacy and delivering results to clients. Prior to joining CRD Associates, she worked in health education at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Abigail holds a master’s degree in political science from Appalachian State University.

Fun Fact: Abigail rode her bicycle from New York City to San Francisco in 70 days to raise money for Type 1 Diabetes research.

Victoria Barahona joined us in June and brings her dedication to advancing women’s health access and proactive communication to CRD Associates. Prior to joining CRD, she worked at NARAL Pro-Choice America, assisting in policy communication and research. Victoria holds a master’s in public policy (MPP) degree from the University of Virginia.

Fun Fact: Victoria is a self-proclaimed master parallel parker and has successfully parked in the Washington, DC area for more than 10 years.

Nina Boyle joined us in August, bringing her commitment to women and children’s health care advocacy and streamlining process for clients to CRD Associates. Prior to joining CRD, she interned at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) on the Governmental Affairs team. Nina holds a political science and French degree from the College of the Holy Cross.

Fun Fact: Nina speaks fluent French.

We’re so excited to have Abigail, Victoria, and Nina as part of our team, and we look forward to the valuable contributions they will make supporting our clients and our mission to drive positive change through effective policy advocacy.

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