The Topos Partners are excited to announce that Margy Waller has joined Topos
as a Senior Fellow as of September 1st. Margy brings a wealth of knowledge
and experience to our team, and will help Topos expand the reach, depth and impact of our work.
Margy commissioned and guided a groundbreaking Topos effort
that transformed ArtsWave’s role and mission, and whose results are helping arts advocates around the country think about their work in new ways.
Margy is a dynamic and sought-after presenter who teaches audiences to understand the importance of framing, as well as how to apply the lessons from efforts such as the Topos arts strategy. She has deep issue experience in a range of policy areas, particularly related to work and the economy. In addition to her position at ArtsWave, she is Founding Director of the Mobility Agenda, and has formerly been a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution
, Senior Advisor on domestic policy in the Clinton-Gore White House, Senior Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute, and Director of Public Policy at United Way of America.