Megha Hamal is the Founder and CEO of Megha Hamal PR & Branding, LLC, a Chicago-based boutique firm that works in a wide range of categories including lifestyle, restaurants, healthcare, technology etc. In 2019, Experts.com recognized Megha as one of the top 20 branding professionals in Chicago, out of 472 candidates selected. The recognition was based on criteria such as, reputation, credibility, experience and professionalism, among others.
Megha’s passion lies in helping brands tell their stories in the most authentic manner while staying keeping their core values in mind. With more than 10+years of cross-sector PR experience, Megha understands the importance of storytelling to build a powerful and lasting brand. Additionally, she believes that a brand story humanizes a brand and conveys a brand’s purpose to the outside world.
As a trilingual industry leader, Megha’s work in media relations and public relations have led to media placements in national and international print/online publications, such as,The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox News, Huff-Post, Philly.com, ABC7 Chicago, Chicago Tribune, Yahoo Finance, Chicago Sun-Times, South Florida Caribbean News, WVON 1690AM, PR Couture and numerous consumer trade publications.
Megha Believes in Giving Back
Megha is very active in the Chicago community and believes in giving back. As a Nepalese American, she is passionate about causes that impact her community. She is currently the PR Chair for the Asian-American Coalition of Chicago, that organizes the largest Asian-American gala in the Midwest. She also sits as an associate board member for the Chinese Mutual Aid Association, a pan-Asian American organization in the Uptown neighborhood.
As a culinary enthusiast and a thought leader, Megha frequently participates in panel discussions in Chicago. She had the privilege of appearing on the Emmy award-winning restaurant review show Check, Please! Megha currently lives in the north side of Chicago. She enjoys traveling, watching documentaries, gastronomy, frequenting museums and going for walks with her husband, David.