Morgan will advocate in Harrisburg on behalf of thousands of Pennsylvania small-business owners
HARRISBURG, PA – NFIB, the nation’s leading small-business association, today announced that Melissa Wilbur Morgan has been named the organization’s assistant state director in Pennsylvania. In this role, Morgan will be supporting all aspects of the organization’s state advocacy, operations, political engagement, communications, and programming on behalf of NFIB’s thousands of members across the Commonwealth.
“I’m very pleased to announce that Melissa Wilbur Morgan will be joining our team as assistant state director,” said Greg Moreland, NFIB’s state director in Pennsylvania. “Morgan is a respected government relations professional with more than a decade of experience, most recently working for Pennsylvania’s townships. She brings to NFIB a thorough understanding of Pennsylvania’s governmental structure and a proven track record in grassroots advocacy.”
Morgan, who comes to the organization from the Pennsylvania Association of Township Supervisors, possesses a comprehensive, practical knowledge of state and local public policy. She is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, with a bachelor’s degree in political science, as well as a master’s degree in public administration.
“The COVID-19 Pandemic continues to cause uncertainty and anxiety on Main Streets across the Commonwealth,” added Moreland. “NFIB is the voice of small business in Harrisburg and across Pennsylvania, and Melissa will make that voice even stronger as NFIB continues its mission to protect and advance the interests of small business ownership and free enterprise. Pennsylvania’s small business owners and employees will benefit from her advocacy and energy.”
“Small and independent businesses play an essential role in Pennsylvania’s economy and individual communities, and I am thrilled to be part of a mission-driven organization like NFIB,” said NFIB PA Assistant State Director Melissa Wilbur Morgan. “Now more than ever, I am mindful of the serious challenges Pennsylvania’s Main Street businesses face. I look forward to advancing common-sense public policy solutions and advocating for small and independent businesses before lawmakers and regulators, so that they can continue to be the Commonwealth’s job creators and grow our economy.”