Ellen Brown

Ellen is part of BGR’s State and Local Advocacy and Appropriations Practices.

Washington, D.C.
Senior Policy Analyst
Governors, State legislatures, Political Campaigning
Virginia House of Delegates, Fawn Industries, HSP Direct

Ellen Brown is a Senior Policy Analyst working with the firm’s State and Local Advocacy and Appropriations Practices. She joined BGR in 2018. She provides comprehensive legislative and political reports and analyses while working alongside state and local governments, Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and political committees. Her research helps clients understand the implications of proposed policies and legislation. 

As a member of several women’s political groups, Ellen leads the team’s women in government outreach. She also represents BGR at various events with state and local officials. Drawing on her past involvement in political campaigns, Ellen provides insightful analysis and valuable guidance to clients throughout each election cycle.

Before joining BGR, Ellen worked as a Legislative Aide in the Virginia General Assembly and as Director of Operations for a Virginia legislative campaign. She managed communications and coordinated local field activities for statewide races in that capacity. Ellen began her career in political media and digital marketing, composing and editing numerous political newsletters for distribution to millions of registered voters nationwide.

Areas of Focus

  • State & Local Government
  • Elections
  • Appropriations


  • James Madison University

    B.A., Political Science and Government, Economics, Geographic Science