Grace Bannister

Federal Government Relations Intern, Cheniere Energy Inc.

Communications Intern, Republican Governors’ Association

Intern, Office of Senator Shelley Moore Capito


Grace Bannister is an associate at Hamilton Place Strategies, where she works with a variety of clients to achieve strategic communications and policy objectives.

Prior to joining HPS, Grace served as an intern for the federal government relations team at Cheniere Energy Inc., where she worked closely with team members on regulatory and public policy issues. Additionally, Grace interned in the communications office of the Republican Governors’ Association, where she assisted staff in writing social and website copy, curating media lists, and planning for off-cycle elections. She also served as an intern in the office of Senator Shelley Moore Capito, where she supported staff working on communications, rural broadband, appropriations, and opioid crisis-related issues.

Originally from Logan, West Virginia, Grace graduated from Harvard College, where she studied government and public policy.