Mollie Allers

Mollie Allers joined Claro KC LLC as an Acquisition and Assistance Specialist in March 2016. In that role, Mollie facilitates Grants and Cooperative Agreement Compliance courses and supports a variety of acquisition and assistance projects for the U.S. Agency for International Development. Prior to joining Claro KC, Mollie worked as a Program Manager at the Partnership for Public Service in Washington, D.C. where she designed and delivered training programs for federal employees from across government. Her portfolio included management of the Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Program (LEAP), a leadership development program for mid-level Contracting Officers and Contracting Specialists. In addition, Mollie supported the organization’s Center for Presidential Transition, designing custom training courses for federal executives and political appointees.


Claro KC LLC, Consultant, Spokane, WA                                                                       June 2016 – Present

  • Co-facilitates the Grants and Cooperative Agreement Course for USAID staff and implementing
  • Develops and leads training activities to meet key learning
  • Updates the course workbook and facilitation guide based on course feedback and facilitation

Partnership for Public Service, Consultant, Spokane, WA                                               June 2016 – Present

  • Leads the development of a new training course for federal career executives preparing to act in political appointee positions during the upcoming presidential
  • Designs innovative facilitation activities to engage participants in the course

Partnership for Public Service, Program Manager, Washington, DC                        January 2015 – June 2016

  • Managed the Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Program (LEAP), a 9-month training course for federal acquisition
  • Facilitated classroom activities, plenary sessions and planning
  • Developed and monitored an annual program budget of $354,000 and oversaw a staff of executive coaches and junior Partnership

Partnership for Public Service, Associate Manager, Washington, DC                August 2013 – December 2014

  • Designed and delivered the LEAP pilot program, exceeding revenue, customer satisfaction and impact
  • Served as a Program Consultant for the Excellence in Government Fellows program, facilitating classroom activities and providing support to the SME assigned to the year-long program.

Partnership for Public Service, Program Associate, Washington, DC                      February 2012 – July 2013

  • Managed the annual contract renewal process for 37 federal agency and subcomponent members of the Federal Human Capital Collaborative, confirming $500,000+ in annual
  • Led 300+ federal human resources professionals through a year-long training program, facilitating all classroom activities, designing curriculum and managing overall program

Environment Montana, State Associate, Missoula, MT                                                  July 2010 – April 2011

  • Organized community members, nonprofit and business groups throughout Montana around pressing environmental
  • Coordinated logistics, prepared media materials and formulated talking points for press conferences and campaign
  • Created and maintained content for the organization’s website, social media accounts, member mailings and email


University of Portland, College of Arts and Sciences, Portland, OR                          August 2006 – May 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Environmental Ethics and Policy, Minor in History Graduated Cum Laude  GPA: 3.9 on a 4.0 scale

University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Australia                                                 January – June 2009

Certificate in International Studies


  • Arthur Schoenfeldt, CSC Annual Award in Environmental Ethics and Policy (2009-2010)
  • University of Portland President’s Scholarship (2006-2010)
  • University of Portland Dean’s List (2006-2010)
  • Muriel Detsch Memorial Scholarship (2006-2010)