In her role as Grace Farms Foundation’s Chief Partnerships Officer, Meg brings years of expertise in building cross-sector partnerships between law firms, corporations, social enterprises, and not-for-profits that focus on a wide range of areas, including human and civil rights, community investment and sustainability, children and education, veterans and service, and health and wellness initiatives.
Prior to joining, Meg served as Corporate Responsibility Partner for the international law firm Holland & Knight, where she managed the firm’s corporate responsibility efforts, including its pro bono legal service, community service and charitable giving programs, and close coordination with its diversity & inclusion and sustainability efforts. In that role, Meg initiated collaborations with organizations including Thomson Reuters Foundation, Lawyers Alliance for New York, Pro Bono Partnership, the Exponentum Network, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, Kids in Need of Defense, Save the Children, The American Red Cross, The American Cancer Society, Paladin, and large corporations.
As Partnerships Advisor, Meg builds new outcomes by bringing together individuals, foundations, not-for-profits, corporations, and government entities to sustain the Foundation’s unique way of advancing good in the world. Meg is a key partner in accelerating the Foundation’s mission by creating pathways for connecting with Grace Farms, our five initiatives, and our values.
Prior to her leadership in corporate responsibility, Meg advised foundations, not-for-profits, and social enterprises on business law issues, and worked at a venture capital firm where she focused on the innovative business models and capital structures of emerging companies, working in partnership with the leadership, investors, and boards of the firm’s portfolio companies.
Meg is a graduate of Amherst College, became a member of the New York and Massachusetts bars after receiving her law degree from Boston College Law School, and is Authorized House Counsel in Connecticut. She has served on boards and advisory boards for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Harlem Lacrosse, MetroLacrosse, and the New Canaan Nature Center. Meg and her husband John are also active with the New Canaan Lacrosse Association and New Canaan Youth Field Hockey Association, and they live in New Canaan with their four young children and dog.