Megan Nestor

Analytics Strategist

Megan is a passionate, optimistic do-er with a drive to serve people and places. Megan’s career zeroes in on serving communities in dynamic cities. A self-proclaimed “policy wonk” with 10 years of nonprofit experience, she enjoys using data and research to connect policy and practice across disciplines. At Fourth Economy, she engages in projects with creative and innovative ways to affect social change. Outside of Fourth Economy, you can usually find Megan exploring - in the woods, on a city sidewalk, or through the pages of a good book.

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University of Michigan

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Ann Arbor, MI

M.A., Public Policy

B.A., Sociology


City of Detroit Mayor's Office 

Policy Associate 

Detroit, MI 

The Opportunity Network 

Program Director 

New York, NY 


megan.nestor (at)


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    Columbus 2025 Initiative & Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley

  • Grant Making Evaluation and Community Impact Assessment

    Community Foundation of the Alleghenies

  • Connect Greater Newport

    Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce

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Pittsburgh, PA 15217