Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, John Morgan has spent the past 10 years serving as general consultant and strategist to over 500 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 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration from Mississippi State University in May of 2012. He holds 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 100 clients and growing the division by over 600%. He was chosen to attend the Hive Global Entrepreneurs Symposium in April of 2016 hosted at Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
John Morgan is responsible for the daily oversight and operations of each of JM Hughes Group’s three subsidiary divisions: JMHG Lobbying and Advocacy, JMHG 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, Delta-Chi Chapter of Kappa Sigma alumni association, and Refill Cafe; a holistic workforce training initiative. He was also appointed by the Hinds County Board of Supervisors to serve on the Central MS Planning and Development District’s board of directors.
He is an avid golfer, duck-hunter, traveler, reader, adjunct professor at Milsaps College, raft guide, and triathlete. John Morgan 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 Brittany Davis-Hughes of Meridian, Mississippi. They have one daughter, Charlie Adele, and two dogs; a Labradoodle named Huck and a rescue Yorkie named Kona.