Leah Johnson Named Director of Association Management

Columbia, SC – MPA Strategies has hired Leah Johnson as their Director of Association Management.

Leah Johnson

Johnson, a Certified Association Executive, serves as the Executive Director of the South Carolina Speech Hearing Language Association, a client of MPA Strategies. She has an extensive nonprofit background after years of serving the legal profession as the Assistant Executive Director of the South Carolina Bar. She has experience in association management, communications and public relations, and government relations.

Leah is a graduate of Leadership Columbia, the former Vice President of the National Association of Bar Executives Board of Directors, a recipient of its Peer Excellence Award and is a member of the Leadership Columbia Advisory Board.

A graduate of the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communications, she lives in Irmo with her husband, Brett Macgargle, and their Dutch Shepherd, Sadie, and cat, Dee.

MPA Strategies’ CEO, Ashley Hunter, stated, “Leah’s experience in communications, government relations and association management makes her a perfect addition to our team. As a full-service public relations firm offering marketing, government relations, association management and grant writing, we are in the business of finding solutions across an array of platforms for our clients.”

At MPA Strategies, we take a creative approach to traditional public relations services. Find out more at www.mpastrategies.org.