Nina Verghese—a communications veteran with more than a decade of experience in grassroots and grasstops campaign development, implementation and management—joined APCO Worldwide as senior director and head of the Campaigns and Advocacy Practice.

Verghese will take the helm as the head of the practice from Dan Meyers, who will now serve as the deputy managing director of APCO’s Washington office, focused specifically on working with Licy M. Do Canto, managing director of APCO’s Washington, D.C., headquarters office and mid-Atlantic region lead, on strategic market growth and business development in the D.C. market. Meyers also will continue to advise and counsel key clients.

Prior to joining APCO, Verghese worked at Locust Street Group, a strategic communications firm based in Washington, where she designed and managed numerous federal, state and local multimillion-dollar strategic advocacy, public affairs and communications campaigns. She previously worked at Direct Impact, a member of the BCW group of companies, and held a variety of political and campaign-related positions, including serving as the national coalition’s director for Jon Huntsman’s presidential campaign, deputy regional political director at the Republican National Committee, and at the White House under President George W. Bush.

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