Aboussie & Associates CEO Joyce Aboussie Hosts President Bill Clinton

From the St. Louis Beacon: En route to a speaking engagement in mid-Missouri, former President Bill Clinton enjoyed lunch Friday with some prominent local Democrats at the Ladue home of Joyce Aboussie, a prominent political activist and fundraiser. President Clinton discussed several initiatives of the William J. Clinton Foundation, including energy conservation and economic development. Read the rest, and […]

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Named Top Children’s Cancer Hospital

From the St. Louis Business Journal: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis was named the nation’s top children’s cancer hospital in the 2010-11. Joyce Aboussie, founder of Aboussie & Associates, a strategic communications and consulting firm in St. Louis, is a member of the St. Jude board. She used to serve as chairman of the […]

HRC’s Donor Day

From Chris Cillizza’s “The Fix” at The Washington Post: Joyce Aboussie– Aboussie was the long-time political major domo for Rep. Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.). She was the chief fundraiser in the Midwest for Gephardt’s presidential effort in 2004 and has been the lead finance person for almost every successful Democratic race both in St. Louis and statewide […]

Most Influential St. Louisans

From the St. Louis Business Journal: Political strategist and fundraiser Joyce Aboussie was U.S. Rep. Dick Gephardt’s right arm until he retired in 2005. Though best known for her involvement in getting top Democrats elected to office, she also helped pass several ballot measures and played a key role in the effort to bring the Rams […]

Power Player Has Lots of Pull Working Behind the Scenes

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: In practice, she’s a key strategist and fund-raiser for almost every Democrat who’s won a recent election in Missouri. That includes the governor, lieutenant governor, state auditor, state treasurer, St. Louis county executive and St. Louis’ new mayor. Aboussie also figures prominently in the backroom maneuvering on almost every major issue […]

The Most Influential Woman in Missouri Politics

From theSt. Louis Post-Dispatch: Her political polling and telemarketing firm, Telephone Contact Inc., is considered by some – including her – to be the most successful company of its kind in Missouri and possibly the Midwest. In the last 13 months alone, it has taken in over $500,000 in contracts to help sell voters on […]