Marc Moorghen

Marc Moorghen has led strategic communication efforts at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation since 2010. In his role as communications director, he initiates and develops strategic planning to advance the organization’s mission, objectives, and program priority areas. Moorghen facilitates the flow of information within the Foundation and engagement with external stakeholders. He directs the Foundation’s website and other digital platforms, publications and reports, public and media relations, and other appropriate communication channels, in addition to providing strategic counsel to executive leadership. Moorghen joined the team in 2005 and managed operations of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize for six years. Previously, he worked in public relations and communications, education, and events management in Europe, Asia and the United States. He completed his undergraduate degree in Contemporary European Studies at Southampton University in the UK and received a Master of European Studies at the University of Leuven in Belgium. More recently, he was awarded a Master of Communication Management degree from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Moorghen is bilingual in English and French.

Posts by Marc Moorghen

  1. Our News

    Remembering Michael Brannigan: Telling our story, one picture at a time

    June 5, 2017 By Marc Moorghen

    Michael had a rare gift: not only was he a remarkable photographer; more importantly, he was a genuine photographer.

  2. Our News

    What’s in a brand?

    September 23, 2015 By Marc Moorghen

    The Foundation has continued to evolve and grow over the past few years, and the time has come for our brand identity to reflect this direction. We’ve worked to develop a look that speaks to our organization’s future, while capturing the essence of who we are and the spirit and values of our founder, Conrad N. Hilton. We are proud to share the strategic intent behind our new brand and website.

  3. Press Release

    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Names Peter Laugharn New President and CEO, Effective January 1, 2016

    May 20, 2015 By Marc Moorghen

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which has awarded $1 billion in grants in the U.S. and around the world to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people, today named Peter Laugharn its incoming President and CEO, effective January 1, 2016.

  4. Our News

    Why we’re proud to partner with KCRW

    January 22, 2015 By Marc Moorghen

    This week KCRW announced that we have awarded the Southern California public radio station a grant of $1 million to produce multiyear coverage of issues affecting disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in our region.

  5. Our News

    Hilton Foundation Frequently Asked Questions

    January 5, 2015 By Marc Moorghen

    Frequently asked questions about the Hilton Foundation

  6. Press Release

    Hilton Foundation approves record number of new grants totaling $50 million

    December 19, 2014 By Marc Moorghen

    The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded nearly $50 million in grants to a record 42 organizations working in key program areas.

  7. Press Release

    Fountain House/Clubhouse International Receives $1.5 Million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

    October 27, 2014 By Marc Moorghen

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation tonight presented the 2014 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize of $1.5 million to Fountain House/Clubhouse International, a pioneering organization that has created a proven model to help those suffering from mental illness reclaim their lives and realize their potential through work and the support of a caring community.

  8. Press Release

    Hilton Foundation Announces Continued Partnership With Corporation For Supportive Housing

    Homelessness October 14, 2014 By Marc Moorghen

    The Hilton Foundation and CSH will ramp up efforts to increase the supply of supportive housing throughout Los Angeles County, helping thousands of long-term, chronically homeless individuals to build new lives with a strategy proven to be effective.

  9. Press Release

    Hilton Foundation launches Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in MS

    Multiple Sclerosis June 17, 2014 By Marc Moorghen

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is issuing an open invitation for research into Multiple Sclerosis, the leading cause of neurological disability in young adults.

  10. Our News

    Steven M. Hilton to step down as President and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

    April 24, 2014 By Marc Moorghen

    On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, Steven M. Hilton, announced his retirement as President and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation at the end of 2015.