HGA is pleased to welcome Michelle Morgan-Nelsen as Senior Public Relations Manager and Associate Vice President.
In this new strategic position, Morgan-Nelsen will collaborate with leadership across HGA’s 11 national offices to identify communications opportunities and position HGA design expertise through multichannel media outreach.
“HGA has a strong reputation partnering with leading clients across industries,” Morgan-Nelsen said. “The firm is setting industry standards in human-experience research, digital design tools, sustainability, and social equity to inform its architectural design work. I look forward to communicating the value HGA brings to clients and the community.”
Morgan-Nelsen has extensive experiences in the communications and public relations industries. Her expertise includes global communications, public relations, media relations, external relations, social media strategy, marketing, digital content campaigns, and branding.
Before joining HGA, she was Senior Global Public Relations and Social Media Manager at Entrust Datacard in Minneapolis, where she managed global public relations programs for six business segments for the cybersecurity firm. Previously, she was Senior Communications Manager for FSG, a Boston-based professional services consultancy focused on guiding corporations, foundations, and NGOs to achieve social impact. There she directed the public launch of the Shared Value Initiative, a global platform for leaders who find business opportunities in societal challenges. Prior to FSG, she promoted business thought leaders for the Harvard Business Review Group.
Morgan-Nelsen has a Masters of Publishing and Writing from Emerson College in Boston, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
She is an Arts and Culture Board Commissioner for the City of Edina, Minnesota, and is a graduate of the Minnesota High Tech Association ACE Leadership Program, which mentors next-generation technology leaders.