Holly Jackson is a seasoned communications professional who specializes in developing strategic partnerships between clients and stakeholder organizations.
At Seven Letter, Holly helps to lead the firm’s grassroots & grasstops advocacy practice. In this role, she works with clients to develop comprehensive communications strategies involving third party surrogates. In her role, Holly identifies outside partners and works with them to employ the right tactics in a way that credibly forwards clients’ initiatives. Having worked extensively in the third-party space, Holly brings an intricate understanding of not only how think tanks and advocacy organizations operate, but how they can best serve as surrogate voices on policy and legislative issues. She also helps manage Seven Letter’s 50-state field network of communications experts working to mobilize on-the-ground voices to advance clients’ interests.
Previously, Holly worked for JDA Frontline, which merged with Blue Engine in 2018 to form Seven Letter. Prior to joining JDA Frontline, Holly spent nearly a dozen years working for third-party advocacy organizations in external affairs and fundraising roles.
Most recently, Holly served as the Director of Development for Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), a premier taxpayer advocacy organization, where she built and maintained relationships with ATR’s corporate partners. During her time with ATR, Holly developed government affairs and issue management strategies that were of interest to both ATR and its corporate partners. Additionally, Holly managed events on national platforms including the 2012 and 2016 Republican National Conventions.
Holly was raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina, and graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, with a B.S. in Psychology. Being part of a military family, Holly lives wherever the U.S. Army sends her.
Holly works in the Seven Letter Washington, D.C. office.