Meaghan Messner


Meaghan joined the Institute in January of 2016 after three years of experiencing, leading, and coaching the Rapid Results approach. As a Rapid Results Catalyst, Meaghan works to combine long-term strategic thinking with fast cycle 100-day projects. Prior to RRI, she led the work to end homelessness in Philadelphia among veterans and coached other communities on their efforts as an Improvement Advisor with Community Solutions. Meaghan also worked for five years at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a Presidential Management Fellow and analyst, focusing on improving placement rates, efficiency and outcomes of the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program and assisting public housing authorities in administering their mainstream programs.

Meaghan has a BA in Economics and Computer Science from the College of the Holy Cross and an MPA from Rutgers University, in association with the Peace Corps Master's International Program. Meaghan also worked on community development projects in Cambodia and Thailand.