Stephanie Mertens Associate Director
Washington, D.C.
(202) 719-8076


Stephanie joined Orr Group in 2016 and assists Orr Group clients with strategy, events, and fundraising.


Before Orr Group, Stephanie worked as an Investigative Intern in the Office of the Public Defender. There, she worked from start to finish alongside attorneys and investigators on pending cases. She learned how to conduct confidential interviews and developed her skills in client interaction, administrative tactics, and legal knowledge.

Stephanie also worked as a Congressional Intern at the U.S. House of Representatives. During this internship, she corresponded with constituents daily, identified political and social media innovations, and observed a variety of legislative briefings on Capitol Hill.

Selected Recent Partners


  • B.A., Political Science and Sociology, Saint Michael’s College, 2015

My ideal Saturday looks like…

An early morning yoga class, a fresh stack of chocolate chip pancakes, and a good book in a sunny nook.