Ally Refnes oversees daily office operations and procedures at Lucas Public Affairs, providing essential support for both clients and staff. Ally also coordinates the firm’s external relations through participation in various philanthropic and marketing activities, such as She Shares and Best Buddies.
She previously provided day-to-day administrative support as the executive assistant for the President and CEO Donna Lucas.
Before joining LPA in 2018, Ally handled administrative responsibilities and scheduling at a Sacramento medical practice. She previously worked for the Academic Counseling Department at California State University, Chico, where she assisted students with class registration, scheduling and fulfilling graduation requirements.
Ally is a graduate of Cal State Chico with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. She volunteered as an assistant teacher in the Chico Unified School District through the nonprofit Community Action Volunteers in Education. She enjoys cooking and baking and spending time in the outdoors with her husband and their dog, Hazel.