Michael Meehan is president of BGR Public Relations, and vice president of the firm's parent company, BGR Holding LLC. BGR Holding is the new name for the lobbying firm formerly known as Barbour Griffith and Rogers. 
Meehan previously served as chief of staff to Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and communications adviser to Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.).  In April 2004, then-Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry hired Meehan. He had "worked for Kerry almost two decades ago and is one of a handful of longtime Kerry associates on the campaign staff. He also was Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle's (D-S.D.) political director."