About Claudia

Prior to founding The Carnelian Group, Claudia served as the Managing Director at Fontas Advisors. Prior to joining the Fontas team, she was a Senior Lobbyist at Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne, an Albany-based law firm specializing in government relations and regulatory affairs, where she led advocacy programs for leading companies across the healthcare, education, and financial services sectors. Prior to this, she served as the first New York State Director for the Northeast Charter Schools Network (NECSN) and as the National Government Relations Director for Families for Excellent Schools (FES), where she designed and led the organization’s advocacy agenda focused on advancing charter school policies throughout New York State.