Meaghan is an experienced nongovernmental, policy and political leader. She’s a graduate of West Point, holds a masters in forensic psychology from George Washington University and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Columbia University. A Tillman Scholar and George W. Bush Veteran Leadership Scholar, she was a Presidential appointee to the United States Military Academy- West Point Board of Visitors and is a current Gubernatorial appointee to the Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors.
She has advised numerous state and national decision-makers on defense, national security, military family, and health-related issues. In this capacity, she’s chartered relationships with the US Government, multi-national governments, legacy nongovernmental organizations, and donors. Her most recent humanitarian and diplomatic efforts directly contributed to the development of a unique humanitarian aid frontline implementor concept which resulted in the validated precision delivery of aid in hard-to-reach areas of Ukraine. She concurrently serves as Vice President for Client Strategies at LINK where she provides strategic advice on public affairs matters.
Meaghan is known for her research into understanding the unique psychosocial stressors of service during a time of war and has frequently published on this topic. Meaghan is a former paratrooper and combat veteran who serves on the Board of multiple organizations dedicated to assisting service members in the transition to civilian life.