Maureen Hartigan, Project Writer and Editor, works with staff across the firm to produce high-quality, compelling written materials, including client reports, sales presentations, white papers, case studies, marketing collaterals, and web site content.
Maureen is a veteran communications professional with expertise in message development, strategy, media relations, crisis management, policy analysis, and executive coaching. Her work has focused on public affairs, policy initiatives, and political campaigns, where she has developed communications strategy on issues including education, economy, environment, welfare reform, and healthcare. Maureen has held positions in Public Relations agencies including Jasculca/Terman & Associates, Golin/Harris, and Hartigan Communications. She served as the director of communications for the Cook County Board President and press secretary for Illinois gubernatorial and Senate candidates. Additionally, Maureen served as the foundations manager for Sacred Heart Schools in Chicago, Illinois where she was responsible for researching, obtaining, and executing more than $1 million in grants. She also wrote articles for the Schools’ international publication.
Maureen serves on the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies’ Know Your Chicago committee where she serves as its marketing co-chair. She served as President of the Governing Board of Girls on the Run Chicago where she chaired the fundraising and events committees. She is an alumni interviewer for Georgetown University and sits on the Pioneering Women of Ignatius committee for St. Ignatius College Preparatory.
Maureen holds a B.A in Government from Georgetown University and a Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Chicago’s Graham School.