Knowledge Services has hired Leah McGrath as vice president of public affairs, a newly formed position.

She will work to develop state-focused business strategies and lead efforts for public relations, public policy, thought leadership, and stakeholder engagement.  The company currently works with government agencies in 12 states and at the federal level.

McGrath, who currently serves as Deputy Mayor for the City of Fishers, will begin her role at Knowledge Services in early January 2020.

She has also held positions as director of government affairs for the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (now AIM) and vice president at Sease Gerig. She is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in communications.