At Capitol Consultants we have an exceptional team with dynamic expertise. We are committed to solving complex challenges with our creative and collaborative strategic approach.
Association Executive Director
Adrienne Graham, a Columbia, SC native, is a member of the Association Management Team. Adrienne earned a B.A. in Behavioral Science from Erskine College and a M.A. in International Administration from Ohio University. Adrienne has over twenty years’ experience in management at the association, non-profit, education and project level. She began her career with an international focus, serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer, followed by managing international contracts for a Washington-based firm, and then returning to Africa to manage relief efforts in a portion of Southern Sudan.
Adrienne served as Associate Director for an international non-profit in Mississippi for twelve years managing offices and projects around the world. She also directed a unit at a university which successfully met its goals to increase their diversity population and international opportunities. Adrienne has served in leadership positions for several organizations/associations, elected and appointed. She currently works with several associations at Capitol Consultants on their day to day management, communications, oversight, and event planning.
Mary Grace Loveless
Government Affairs Analyst
Mary Grace Loveless, a South Carolina native, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health at the University of South Carolina and later received a Master of Public Health in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management. During her time as a graduate student she served as a teaching assistant for undergraduate courses and as a research assistant at the Core for Applied Research and Evaluation, an office of research within the Arnold School of Public Health.
Director of Communications and Marketing, Association Executive
Originally from Columbia, S.C., Kelsie Conrad attended the University of South Carolina to pursue advertising. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications majoring in Advertising with an accompanying minor in Media Arts.
Ms. Conrad previously held marketing roles in the corporate insurance industry and serviced a broad spectrum of client accounts for a local advertising agency. Her passion is bringing brands, organizations and events to life with both off-line and digital marketing strategies and executions.
Ms. Conrad's duties include executing communications and marketing initiatives, and daily management of Capitol Consultant association management clients in order to meet their strategic objectives.
Certification Coordinator Intern
Addison Johnson assists the Association Management team with day-to-day administrative duties, focusing on providing members with the highest level of customer service.
Ms. Johnson currently attends the University of South Carolina pursuing a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communications.
Christina Oody, a South Carolina native, has previously worked in several positions in charge of customer service. Her most recent position includes serving as the manager of the World Finance Corporation.
Her personal skills and customer care sets her apart from the rest. As a graduate of Lexington High School and Midlands Technical College, she has always loved South Carolina and continues to call it home.
Brad Henry, a Columbia, South Carolina native, serves as a lobbyist for Capitol Consultants. Mr. Henry served as finance director for Governor Henry McMaster's campaigns dating back to his 2002 race for Attorney General. Mr. Henry has also served on Senator John McCain's presidential campaign and served as a development and alumni relations consultant for the University of South Carolina. In addition to his finance and development background, Mr. Henry has also negotiated various deals for a number of successful businesses. He is an alumni of the University of South Carolina, and just completed a term as South Carolina Ports Authority Ambassador for the 7th Congressional District.