Team Kivvit

Megan O'Leary
Megan O'Leary Principal Washington, D.C.

Megan O'Leary

Megan is an award-winning public affairs and communications strategist with experience in U.S. national and state politics, speechwriting, media relations, crisis management, issue advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and grassroots organization. Named to the Observer’s 2019 list of ‘15 Rising Stars in PR,’ Megan has led communications campaigns for trade associations, large companies, and small startups alike.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Megan served as an Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs at Makovsky, a mid-sized agency with offices in New York and DC, where she managed several client campaigns, including a project to raise awareness of the impacts of the U.S./China trade dispute on the North American hardwood industry, which won the 2020 SABRE award for Corporate Media Relations Campaign of the Year.

Megan graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with a dual Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English Literature. She is currently pursuing her Master of Public Policy (MPP) at the Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy, through the evening program.