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IPI Announces Addie Crimmins as Director of Development and Events

Institute for Policy Innovation

IRVING – The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) is pleased to announce the recent hire of Addie Crimmins as new Director of Development and Events for the North Texas-based nonprofit public policy research organization.

Crimmins joins the IPI team with a wide-ranging background in advancement fundraising, strategic development, legislative policy and event management.

She shares IPI’s passion for its mission to develop and promote market-based, limited government solutions to today's public policy issues.

“I am thrilled to welcome Addie to the IPI team,” said Tom Giovanetti, IPI president. “Having Addie on board will greatly enhance IPI’s efforts to engage policymakers and educate the grassroots of market-based public policy solutions to boost economic growth.”

“Addie’s experience in producing events will also add much-needed capacity as we have expanded our events program, not only with the Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series, but also with an expanded program of events in Texas, Washington D.C., and around the country.”

Crimmins comes to IPI from the National Rifle Association in Fairfax, Va., where she worked for five years in advancement and major gifts. Prior to that, Crimmins served as the legislative and governmental relations coordinator for Austin-based Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. Before that, she served in the Texas Legislature as a legislative aide for state representative Tan Parker and as an assistant clerk to the Redistricting Committee chaired by former state representative Burt Solomons. She holds a B.A. in political science from Texas A&M University.


The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) is an independent, nonprofit public policy organization based in Irving, Texas.