“I am proud to ask my neighbors and friends for the opportunity to serve my home city. I believe Portsmouth is at a turning point where we must fight for a bright future while never ignoring our proud past.
I firmly believe that the character of our city lies in its people and not its buildings. We must assure that we build a community where we encourage growth but don’t leave our neighbors behind.
I am confident that together we can build a Portsmouth that works for all of us.”
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Deaglan McEachern was raised in Portsmouth. He lives with his wife, Lori and daughter, Tiernan across the street from the house his grandfather built in 1940.
McEachern currently works in the technology sector, managing New England for Yext Inc, a publicly traded software company. He received his BA in History from the University of California, Berkeley and his Masters in History from Cambridge University.
Before working in the technology sector, Deaglan spent 10 years on the United States rowing team where he represented the United States at the World Championship level. During this time, Deaglan received his Masters degree in History from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. At Cambridge, Deaglan was elected President of the rowing team, where he led the University to victory against Oxford in the famous “Boat Race” in 2010. Deaglan received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
McEachern also runs the Seacoast Business Owners group with his wife, Lori. The group seeks to unite Seacoast Business Owners in order to make it easier to start and grow a business locally.
McEachern is the son of Paul and Shaun McEachern and a proud resident of the Creek neighborhood.