Margaret Shepard is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for 3Pillar Global, leading the strategy and direction of the marketing and communications team.
Prior to joining 3Pillar, Margaret was the Senior Vice President of Growth and Strategy at Union, a digital platform to connect innovation communities. In this role, she led the team responsible for sales, client engagement, and program execution. She was also the Managing Director for 1776, a global incubator and seed fund, leading strategy, execution, and planning for the partnership team. She previously served as Executive Director of Communications and Strategy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In 2015, Margaret was named to PR Week’s 40 Under 40, an annual publication recognizing professionals who are redefining the role of communications, PR, and marketing.
Margaret graduated cum lade from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, majoring in international studies and Spanish. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.