Abigail Wood, MPA
As a senior research associate, Abby supports the research team through survey development and data analysis. With a background in information management, data formation and evaluation, Abby plays an important role ensuring that McKinley delivers key results and effective recommendations to our clients.
Prior to joining the McKinley team, Abby worked in both the public and nonprofit sectors to aid organizations in expanding their capacity by providing them with research and programmatic support. Her past experiences have included implementing key initiatives around culture, diversity, equity and inclusion; developing innovative approaches to build out programs; promoting policy initiatives and producing recommendations based on systematic research.
Abby holds a Master of Public Administration in nonprofit management from American University and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Truman State University. When she isn’t using her highly conscientious work ethic to help our clients understand how to better reach their goals, she enjoys trying new recipes, exploring modern art exhibits and taking care of a stubborn house plant.