Morgan Jackson, Partner
A co-founder of Nexus Strategies, Morgan Jackson is a veteran of a number of high profile political and public policy efforts and possesses a vast network of relationships with national, state, and local elected officials, news, and policy makers.
During his career, Jackson has served in senior roles with presidential, gubernatorial, and congressional candidates, a US Senator, the NC Lieutenant Governor, the NC Attorney General, several members of the US House of Representatives, and the state Democratic Party. His years of government service have provided valuable insight to clients seeking to navigate the often murky waters in Raleigh and Washington, DC.
While politics has long been a passion for Jackson, his true specialty is public affairs. He has successfully managed and implemented numerous campaigns, communications and advocacy efforts for leading Fortune 500 companies and trade associations in the areas of energy, finance, healthcare, aerospace, and agribusiness. From City Hall to the General Assembly to Congress and the White House, Jackson utilizes his extensive relationships and decades of experience and expertise in coalition building, campaign planning and execution to deliver the extra effort needed to succeed in today’s public affairs challenges.
Jackson brings a unique knowledge of the political landscape in North Carolina. He also has extensive experience dealing with national and state media and is frequently a named and unnamed source of information and commentary for numerous media outlets, including The New York Times, Politico, The News and Observer, The Charlotte Observer, as well as other North Carolina newspapers, television and radio news organizations.
Morgan Jackson received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. A proud Seahawk, he currently serves on the UNCW Board of Visitors. He and his wife, Shawn, are the proud parents of Emsley and Colt.