Maura Hogan

Managing Director

At Seven Letter, Maura brings her expertise in crafting and executing strategic communications programs and public affairs campaigns to a wide set of corporate and nonprofit clients.

Maura Hogan is a veteran communicator with more than a decade of experience working in both the public and private sectors.

At Seven Letter, Maura brings her expertise in crafting and executing strategic communications programs and public affairs campaigns to a wide set of corporate and nonprofit clients.


Maura began her career on Capitol Hill serving as deputy press secretary and spokesperson for US Senator John Kerry, and then later for interim US Senator William “Mo” Cowan.


Maura later worked at the US Department of State where she served as digital communications advisor to Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Catherine Novelli. Maura was also the Department’s chief liaison to the White House Office of Digital Strategy as part of the all-federal agency digital communications working group. Additionally, Maura spent time in the Department’s Office of Public-Private Partnerships where she led all communications strategy, elevating cross-sector partnerships at the highest levels, including on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.


In recent years, Maura was a senior vice president with Direct Impact-Burson, Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) where she specialized in corporate reputation, executive visibility, public affairs and ESG/sustainability.  She was also an assistant vice president for Global Marketing and Corporate Communications at State Street Corporation in Boston, where she supported communications for strategic corporate initiatives.


Originally from Rhode Island, Maura holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Georgia and an MBA with a focus on corporate responsibility from Boston College. She lives outside Boston with her husband and son.


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