Megan has over 25 years experience in communications and design. Before LegacyWorks, she lead the communications team at Beartooth Capital Partners, a conservation-oriented investment firm. There she guided the firm through their first B-Corp certification and participated on the Global Impact Investing Network’s (GIIN) working group to develop a set of land conservation metrics for their Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS). Prior to her role at Beartooth, Megan managed her own design business, working in a variety of print and web media for multiple clients in the environmental and arts fields.
Megan also worked as a community outreach specialist for the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and a planner for the Energy Division of the Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department. She was instrumental in several award-winning programs at APCD including the Clean Fuels and Energy Program which received a Presidential Award for Sustainable Development (1996) and Santa Barbara Car Free which received a Clean Air Excellence Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, 2009), the EPA Region 9 Environmental Award (2004) and a State Tourism Marketing Excellence Award (2004).
Megan received her BA in Environmental Studies and Economics from the UC Santa Barbara and is a graduate of Leadership Santa Barbara County. She continues learning and practicing art and visual communication at UC Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara City College. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband Steve and has two grown sons. She loves the ocean and the mountains and spends much time in or near them in Santa Barbara and afar.