Meeghan’s career has been dedicated to advancing economic mobility and social justice with a focus on disadvantaged children and child welfare. She spent 3½ years on the leadership team of the innovative philanthropic collaborative Blue Meridian Partners – with work ranging from portfolio management to program operations to funder engagement – before launching her own strategic advisory practice in early 2020. PE Strategic Partners works with foundations, non-profits and individuals to advance policy and philanthropic initiatives that maximize equity, mobility, and impact.
Meeghan has deep experience leading organizations and teams, bringing people together around policy issues, and spearheading complex projects from initial inception through detailed execution – as she has done for Blue Meridian, The Hamilton Project, former Treasury Secretary Bob Rubin, and the White House. Meeghan helped develop and launch the Hamilton Project, an economic policy project at the Brookings Institution dedicated to economic security and broad-based economic growth, serving as Associate Director from 2005 to 2010 and senior advisor until 2016. She is a board member of The Hamilton Project and Power of Two, and previously served on the boards of national non-profits Year Up and Zero to Three. Meeghan holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in International Economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She has been a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster care youth and her family serves as a foster family for children in care.