Ansley Jones Colby is a Principal at growth[period]. Ms. Colby has extensive experience with public, government, and media affairs, and has been featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicles’ “40 Under 40” list for her impressive work leveraging company assets to improve corporate branding.
Prior to joining growth[period], Ms. Colby worked in the nonprofit and private sectors, where she advised top executives on stakeholder engagement strategies and advocacy initiatives. Ms. Colby served President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore in various roles during the 1992 and 1996 Presidential campaigns, and held senior positions within the Administration, including Senior Advisor and Director of Public Liaison for the Vice President. While working at the White House, Ms. Colby designed and structured activities to facilitate relationships with local, state, and Federal elected officials, and oversaw the Vice President’s public events and community outreach efforts to promote and defend the Administration’s agenda. She also served as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, where she spearheaded political, legislative, and communications agendas, and as Deputy Regional Political Director for the Democratic National Committee.
Ms. Colby received her BA in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Furman University, and received her MBA from George Washington University.