Maria Lloyd Price
Maria Price is currently a Principal at the Raben Group. Maria Price has developed a keen insight and clear understanding of the inner workings of Washington and the various interests that drive institutional decision-making. She’s known for her extensive relationships among private, public, and nonprofit stakeholders, and for leveraging that network toward advancing shared legislative and public policy agendas.
Prior to joining Raben, Maria served as legislative counsel for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), focusing on issues in the purview of the Senate Judiciary Committee; Homeland Security Committee; Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee; and Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. She was responsible for developing the legislative strategy for a number of Senator Gillibrand’s signature pieces of legislation and helped lead some of the office’s landmark policy work, including the senator’s trailblazing efforts on sexual harassment, sexual assault forced arbitration, gun trafficking, and voting rights. Maria also managed nominations, contributing to the successful confirmation of a number of presidential appointments.
Earlier in her career, Maria held roles with the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Maria is a proud graduate of Howard University School of Law and Spelman College, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Haley Griffin currently serves as the head of the Strategic Planning department at The Raben Group. Over her ten year tenure at Raben, she has worked to improve services to traditionally underserved communities including inmates, returning citizens, homeless children and youth, court-involved youth, and survivors of rape, sexual assault, and sex trafficking.
In addition to her policy work, Haley manages the firm’s strategic planning division. An organization’s strategy is at the center of its work; it is about how a non-profit allocates resources to achieve its vision of the future. By working with clients to help them align their service and business delivery models and distinguish between an organizational strategy and its accompanying tactics, Haley is able focus her client’s resources on the issues that matter most and help them do what they do better.
Haley earned a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Tulane University and M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. She currently serves on the Board of the D.C. Rape Crisis Center and volunteers as a foster with the Humane Rescue Alliance.
Victoria Slatton is a former immigration attorney and current Campaign Coordinator at People For the American Way. After receiving her J.D. from Pepperdine Law, she worked in immigration law where she assisted in servicing clients who had experienced severe trauma and torture, many of whom were survivors of sexual assault. She started her own law firm in 2017, where she was solely responsible for all logistics of the firm including financial planning, strategic planning, and marketing. Today she works in digital advocacy to assist progressive candidates and causes. These experiences have given her insight into successful business development, fundraising, and digital campaigns.
Originally from Amarillo, Victoria is a proud graduate of Oklahoma State and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She also volunteers with Immigration Equality and several local immigration organizations. Victoria spends her free time with her dog Huckleberry, who has been her best friend and greatest joy for seven years now.