John Morgan has spent the past decade serving as general consultant and strategist to numerous political campaigns in the state of Mississippi. Since 2013, he has focused his work on advocating policies on behalf of firm clients before the Mississippi legislature.
John Morgan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration from Mississippi State University. He earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi with an emphasis in Finance. Following an acquisition, John Morgan led the Political Development division of HDPS Inc. from 2013-2015, servicing over one hundred clients and growing the division by over six hundred percent.
In 2015, he founded JM Hughes Group to assist corporations, non-profits, and governmental entities in their interfacings with state government leaders. He is responsible for the daily operations of each of JM Hughes Group’s three subsidiary divisions: Advocacy and Lobbying, Trade Association Services, and Political Sourcing Group. In addition to his professional work, John Morgan serves on the board of directors for the Mississippi Children’s Advocacy Center, Leadership Greater Jackson, Mississippi State Chapter of Kappa Sigma Alumni Association, and Refill Cafe; a holistic workforce training initiative. He was recently appointed by the Hinds County Board of Supervisors to serve on the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District board of directors.
He is an avid golfer, bird hunter, traveler, and runner. John Morgan currently serves part-time on adjunct faculty at Millsaps College, where he teaches an undergraduate course on Advocacy and the Legislative process. He currently serves as the Medical Readiness Officer for the 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, United States Air Force, Mississippi Air National Guard where he holds the rank of Captain.
John Morgan is married to the former Brittany Davis of Meridian, Mississippi. They have one daughter, Charlie Adele, and two dogs; a Labradoodle named Huck and a rescue Yorkie named Kona.