Megan Thorpe is a skilled communications professional with two decades of experience in public affairs, governmental relations, and strategic communications. As a senior consultant, she will serve as a project manager on several large-scale initiatives and programs within the public sector and supports clients through outreach and engagement, communication strategy, and program oversight.
Prior to working at Emergent Method, Megan served as the deputy communications director in the Office of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. In this position, she managed, developed, and advised on communication strategies to support policy priorities and community engagement. She also served as the director of public affairs in the Department of Environmental Quality under Governor Cooper as a spokesperson and communications strategist, working with then Secretary Michael Regan to develop and implement the agency outreach and communication to support state priorities in clean water, air and environmental justice.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Furman University in Greenville, SC.