Meghan Swope is an experienced communications strategist with a proven track record of successfully advocating for increased federal funding for medical research, increasing social media engagement and producing rich written content for newsletters, websites, and media.
Meghan currently supports mission-driven clients committed to veteran and military health and caregiving, cancer diagnostics, mental health, and addiction recovery. She is also a leader of CURA Strategies new business, marketing, and business development efforts.
She serves as lead communications specialist for CURA client PsychArmor, and works on strategic campaign development for clients including the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and MDxHealth. She is also a lead writer of messaging, leadership talking points and speeches, op-eds, press releases and e-newsletter content.
Prior to joining CURA Strategies, Meghan was a media advocacy specialist at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In this role, Meghan led ACS CAN’s national advertising and social media strategy. In this role, Meghan’s collaboration with grassroots staff led to a 50 percent increase in the organization’s Twitter following in her first year. She also led ACS CAN’s national paid media strategy, including a first-of-its-kind “Lights of HOPE” virtual lobby day experience in partnership with POLITICO Focus. Additionally, Meghan worked closely with ACS CAN President Chris Hansen on content for his blog, Cancer CANdor, and served as the sole advocacy representative on an integrated communications planning committee for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life® and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® events nationwide.