ROI Influencers People of Color 2020 Rising Star: Regina Appolon

Regina Appolon, the former chief of staff for Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, is currently working for Princeton Public Affairs Group. She also serves as the Northern vice president of the New Jersey Young Democrats and a member of the NY/NJ Baykeeper board.

“Regina’s professional background and her involvement in state affairs is a perfect fit for the firm’s pursuit of success on behalf of clients,” says Dale Florio.

Appolon serves the state’s political landscape in a variety of roles. She is Northern Vice President of the New Jersey Young Democrats, Co-Executive Director of the Union County Young Democrats, a Board Member of NY/NJ Baykeeper, and a former New Jersey District 11 Delegate at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

“I already feel part of the team,” says Appolon. “Through my years working in the General Assembly, this group of professionals has always been a great partner in implementing policy. I look forward to bringing my expertise to the firm and their clients.”

Appolon graduated from Rutgers University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Born and raised in West Orange, she currently resides in Union, New Jersey.