Meet Megan

Megan McNally

Legal Officer

Megan’s extensive organizational leadership experience allows her to work side-by-side with entrepreneurs and C-suite executives, providing them with pragmatic guidance and sustainable solutions grounded in the realities of today’s fast-changing business environment.

First-hand experience. First-rate counsel.

As a second-career attorney, Megan’s understanding of the challenges her clients face is rich and deeply layered. In addition to serving as a founder and CEO of her own ventures, Megan has held leadership positions with a number of distinguished organizations, including the Pacific Science Center, the Washington State Bar Association and Foundation, and NPower National, a first-of-its-kind network of technology providers solving the IT challenges of a rapidly evolving charitable sector. Megan leverages the knowledge, resources and relationships she has built over the course of her rewarding career to devise comprehensive strategies for the businesses she serves.

A champion of ideas and innovation.

Quite at home in the startup community, both as a consultant, speaker, and educator, entrepreneur, and a legal strategist, Megan often finds herself communing with fellow founders about the joyful and maddening experience of trying to get an idea off the ground. Her clients are a constant source of inspiration for Megan and she is honored to play a small role in bringing their ideas to life.

From making life easier to solving global challenges, Megan believes in the transformative potential of innovation and technology to improve the human condition. She especially geeks out at the intersection of sports and technology, where advancements in everything from machine learning to virtual and augmented reality are changing the way sports are played and enjoyed.

Circumventing the glass ceiling.

Megan is dedicated to creating opportunities for her larger community and the array of enterprising women who inspire her daily with their ingenuity and grit. In 2017, Megan established the FBomb Breakfast Club—a vibrant network of over 1,800 female founders and women entrepreneurs—which earned her the Female Founders Alliance first-ever Advocate Award, and a spot as a finalist for Geekwire Newcomer of the Year 2018. The same year, she also founded Diana | SportsTV, aiming to be the first digital streaming network dedicated to women’s sports. Ever the visionary, Megan approaches her life and work with a resourcefulness that often allows her to see the innate opportunities created by the next hurdle.

 

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Bikes, boards, and cowbells.

Megan loves bicycles and whiteboards. You’ll often find her in close proximity to one or the other. She concedes that she is “a woefully slow but cheerfully optimistic” member of the northwest endurance sports community; if she’s not racing, she’s on the sidelines ringing the cowbell and supporting others to the finish line.

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More About Megan

Education

  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, cum laude
  • Certificate in Fundraising Management, University of Washington
  • B.A., Boise State University

Professional Experience

  • Founder & CEO, Diana, SportsTV (2017-Present)
  • Founder & Principal Attorney, Doyenne Legal PLLC (2016-2018)
  • Interim Vice President for Development, Pacific Science Center (2015-2016)
  • Director of Advancement & Chief Development Officer, Washington State Bar Association & Foundation (2010 – 2015)
  • Instructor, University of Washington (2007 – 2011)
  • Owner & Prinicipal Consultant, mds, Northwest (2006 – 2011)
  • Philanthropy Northwest, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Public Policy Consultant (2007-2010)
  • Refugee Women's Alliance, Director of Development (2005 – 2006)
  • National Director of Development, Progressive Development Positions, NPower, NPower National (2000 – 2005)

Community

  • Member, WSBA Business Law & Corporate Counsel Sections
  • Member, ABA Business Law & Intellectual Property Sections
  • Member, ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Industries, Sports Division
  • Member, QLaw, The LGBTQ Bar of Washington
  • Law Alumni Board Member, Outreach Committee Chair, Seattle University School of Law (2015-Present)
  • Advisory Board Member, Certificate in Nonprofit Management, University of Washington (2012-Present)
  • Board Member, Past Public Policy Chair, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Washington Chapter (2009-2014)
  • Volunteer Attorney, Wayfind (2014-Present)
  • Board Member, President, Girls on the Run of Puget Sound (2007-2010)
  • Member, WSBA Business Law Section, Nonprofit Corporations Committee (2011-2015)