Meghan Hughes is a Project Manager with Sagacious Partners in Columbia, South Carolina focused on economic development, management, and strategic communication support for local and regional industry groups. She has over seven years of experience with community relations and public affairs management in both South Carolina and Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Sagacious Partners, Meghan spent nearly six years working for a United States Senator. During that time she sharpened her skills in campaign finance, event management, and served two years as a press secretary on Capitol Hill. Following that, she entered the private sector at Stratacomm, a Fleishman-Hillard Company, and managed full-service, national public relations campaigns for clients ranging from federal government agencies to large coalitions and associations.
Her time in both government work and the private sector has helped Meghan master unique skills that are invaluable for students seeking guidance on crafting a compelling college admissions campaign. By providing clients with diverse media relations expertise, including extensive insights into social media best practices, she is able to help students build a strategy, target an audience, and cut right to the heart of their message using innovative digital tools.
Meghan is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina’s Honor College, where she held leadership positions in Student Government and Dance Marathon, a campus-wide student philanthropy.