Hallie Hovey-Murray is an attorney, disability advocate, speaker, business owner and author. She is the founder and Director of the Autism Success Foundation (formerly the 1 in 68 Foundation), a Richmond based 501(c)(3) which works to help provide college preparatory resources for high-school students on the Autism Spectrum. She is a 2019 graduate of William & Mary Law School where she was a leadership fellow and a 2016 graduate of Southern Methodist University. 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. In January, she won the title of Miss Chesterfield 2020, and will be competing for the job of Miss Virginia in June.
Currently, she resides in Richmond, Virginia and runs Gordian Partners, LLC, an independent consulting and strategy firm with an emphasis on helping corporations develop public policy. Gordian works on research, writing, white papers, policy strategy and more for companies startups and nonprofit organizations. You can learn more about Gordian Partners here.
Hallie has also self-published two books; available on Amazon: a memoir, Overcoming Expectations and Sadie Goes to School; a children’s book about a students on the Autism Spectrum attending elementary school for the first time. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, Poppy, baking, running and reading.