Meghan Hickman

Executive Director

Meghan Hickman serves as EngenuitySC’s Executive Director, leading the organization’s efforts to make Columbia more competitive and prosperous.

As Executive Director, Meghan and her small but mighty teamwork with leaders to manage projects and initiatives that benefit the region and inspire community pride. When the public, private, education, and economic development sectors want to work on something together, that’s where you will find EngenuitySC – helping behind the scenes to achieve results.

Meghan’s sweet spot is in conducting others – earning the trust of partners and crafting strategies that create clarity from chaos. She uses her role at EngenuitySC to integrate both vision and action into excellence for the region.

Prior to joining EngenuitySC in 2012, Meghan spent nearly six years working for a United States Senator, including two years as a press secretary on Capitol Hill. Following that, she entered the private sector with Stratacomm, a Fleishman-Hillard Company, and managed full-service, national public relations campaigns.

Meghan, a self-proclaimed news junkie, is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors College (a proud Gamecock!), and she enjoys visiting her 12 nieces and nephews every chance she gets.