Robbie Champion joined Stride in November 2016 and serves as Project Manager for the Public Affairs team. Robbie started working in politics when she was a student at Maryville College in East Tennessee. She volunteered for Bob Corker’s 2006 Senate campaign and spent two summers in Washington, D.C., interning for DCI Group, the College Republican National Committee, and Senator Lamar Alexander. She also ran State Senator Doug Overbey’s general election campaign and volunteered for John McCain’s presidential bid.
After moving to D.C. in 2009, Robbie spent three years on Capitol Hill working in communications for the Senate Republican Conference, Senator Alexander, and Congressman Tom Graves. Robbie also worked in fundraising at the Children’s National Health System. Most recently, Robbie worked for PublicSchoolOptions.org, an educational advocacy nonprofit, as Deputy Communications Director.
Robbie spends her spare time volunteering for the Children’s Hospital Foundation Junior Council and Woolly Mammoth Theater Company, organizing events for her college alumni group “MC in DC,” and playing in the DC Bocce League.
Robbie graduated from Maryville College with a B.A. in political science. While in college, she was the president of the College Republicans and Vice President of the Student Government Association.