Pam Jackson


Senior Associate

Pam has over three decades of experience on Capitol Hill and in Federal government relations.  She is widely recognized for her effective abilities to deliver client services and for her knowledge of and proficiency in Capitol Hill and federal government nuances and complexities; in helping clients navigate the intersection of politics, policy and public affairs; and, in providing liaison and assistance to clients in developing meetings, events, and communications with Capitol Hill and Administration officials.

Prior to joining our team, Pam served as Vice President for Public Affairs with Capitol Associates, Inc., a leading Capitol Hill bipartisan federal government relations firm, where she headed the firm’s special event practice, which included a diverse portfolio of Washington, D.C. corporate and Congressionally-focused programs, Capitol Hill days, Washington policy seminars, executive Washington institutes, educational briefings and meetings, training seminars, ceremonies, receptions, gala dinners and award presentations for professional associations and societies, corporations, foundations, and non-profits.  In this role, Pam provided a full spectrum of event and meeting planning services from pre-planning strategy and concept development to execution and on-site management, including guidance on site selection, security and protocol, invitations and printed materials, caterers, lighting and sound, musical entertainment, décor and theme, photography and videography, teleconference/webinar coordination, transportation coordination, valet parking, signage, lodging and speaker management and support.

Pam previously served from 1974 through 1986 as an Intern and then Staff Assistant to the late Honorable Thomas P. (“Tip”) O’Neill, Jr. (D-MA) during his tenure as both Majority Leader and 47th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a former Trustee of The Leo Diehl Foundation and a former Tournament Director for the Foundation’s annual (1981-2005) O’Neill-Diehl Charity Golf Tournament.  She is active in local and community groups in Montgomery County, MD and in 2005, she was named a Paul Harris Fellow by The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

Pam has been married to Wayne for over thirty years.  Pam and Wayne live in Olney, Maryland, and their daughter, Megan, a Boston College graduate (2007), is a College Textbooks Permissions Manager with W.W. Norton & Co. publishers in New York.