Hallie Hovey-Murray is an attorney who runs a public policy consulting firm, Gordian Partners, LLC. She is also the founder and Director of the Autism Success Foundation, a Richmond based 501(c)(3) which works to help provide college preparatory resources for high-school students on the Autism Spectrum. Hallie also is a speaker, talking to audiences of all ages about topics involving leadership, motivation, faith and inclusion of those with disabilities. Her passion as a speaker and advocate is helping to foster and support the next generation of leaders across industries. As a young woman with Autism, she is focused on being more than an inspiration – she is committed to using her voice to share real, raw and relatable experiences while focusing on the incredible potential all of us have through leadership and inclusion.

Hallie graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2016 and William & Mary Law School in 2019. In 2019, she was named to the Gamma Phi Beta national 30 under 30 list, and her work as an advocate has been featured in numerous publications, including the Richmond Times Dispatch and Above the Law.

Currently, she works in Dallas, Texas and Richmond, Virginia where she runs Gordian Partners, LLC, a consulting and strategy firm with an emphasis on helping corporations develop public policy. Gordian works on research, writing, white papers, grassroots outreach, crisis policy work and policy strategy and innovation for companies, startups and nonprofit organizations. You can learn more about Gordian Partners here. 

Hallie has also self-published a memoir, Overcoming Expectations and two children’s books Sadie Goes to School and Gus and Gladys: Two Very Different Geese!. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, Poppy, baking, running and reading.