Megan Delany is the Founder and President of Delany Advisory Group, LLC, a Washington, DC-based strategic, multi-issue consulting and lobbying firm assisting a broad array of communications clients with legislative, regulatory and political issues.
With more than twenty years of experience, she has represented and advised clients across the tech spectrum, from smaller regional telecom providers to national wireline and wireless carriers, to technology startups and applications developers. She has also represented Fortune 500 cable and telecommunications companies, the largest Alaskan-operated communications provider, tribal-owned telecom companies and national telecom providers serving low-income consumers and rural America.
Megan maintains strong working relationships with key policymakers on the Hill and within the Administration, including Members and staff of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees, along with House and Senate Leadership, as well as Commissioners and staff at the Federal Communications Commission.
Prior to joining Wheelhouse Partners, Megan was a member of Dentons Public Policy and Regulation practice, working with clients on a variety of policy and regulatory issues in different sectors. She earlier served as Vice President, Governmental Affairs, and Counsel for General Communication, Inc., the largest telecommunications company in Alaska and the top provider of voice, video and data services in the state. Before that, Megan led the government affairs offices for other telecom industry players, including Charter Communications, one of the largest national cable entertainment and broadband communications companies, as well as XO Communications. While at XO, she was described as “one of Washington’s most effective advocates for competitive local exchange carriers.”
Megan has also worked at the Telecommunications Industry Association, the leading telecommunications equipment vendor association, as well as at AT&T in their Law & Government Affairs Practice. She began her career working for the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Megan received her JD from The Catholic University of America where she published The Dominos of Goldwasser: Only Congress Can Stop the Toppling Effect Before the Game is Over. She received her BA from the University of Richmond with a focus on Leadership Studies. A native of Washington, DC, Megan is active in a variety of local and national charitable organizations.