Former Toomey, Renacci Aide Pearce Joins TechNet
Washington, D.C. — TechNet, the national, bipartisan network of innovation economy CEOs and senior executives, named Meghan Pearce as its new Federal Policy Coordinator. Based in Washington, D.C., Pearce will play an integral role in advancing TechNet’s federal policy objectives and ensuring its member companies are heard in our nation’s capital. Pearce assumed the role on October 19.
“Meghan’s Capitol Hill and campaign experience bring a valuable perspective to TechNet’s federal policy team and bolster our innovation leadership,” said President and CEO Linda Moore. “Her path to our nation’s capital as a Running Start Fellow and work for Senator Toomey and Congressman Renacci demonstrate her commitment to creating sound public policy. Meghan is a welcome addition to TechNet as we work to enable inclusive job growth, empower the workforce of tomorrow, ensure our nation’s global competitiveness, and promote digital trust.”
“I’m proud to join TechNet and contribute to its advocacy for policies that will increase U.S. innovation and jobs,” said Pearce. “Having worked for three Congressional offices and on domestic and international tech issues, I’ve helped shape the debate around TechNet member company priorities firsthand. I’m excited to make immediate contributions to the federal policy team and reinforce TechNet’s already stellar reputation on Capitol Hill that translates into results for its members.”
Arriving to TechNet with significant Capitol Hill experience, Pearce has served as Legislative Correspondent to Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA), covering international trade, education and the workforce, and Legislative Aide to Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH). Previously, Pearce interned for Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) as a Running Start Fellow following her work on the successful Renacci for Congress campaign. She is a graduate of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University and Denison University in Granville, Ohio.