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Meaghan Lloyd is the chief of staff and partner at Gehry Partners, LLP, a full service architectural firm with extensive international experience in the design and construction of academic, museum, theater, performance, and commercial projects. Founded in 1962 in Los Angeles, California, Gehry Partners’ mission is to raise architecture to the level of art, while creating buildings that meet the project’s functional and budgetary needs. Meaghan works directly with Frank Gehry in the day-to-day operations: designing key projects, interfacing with clients, coordinating staff and public relations, as well as serving as a designer on dedicated projects, including the full-service Sergiev Posad hotel in Russia; the 2,265 seat Walt Disney Concert Hall and Maggies Center Dundee, a 2,500 square foot cancer patient care center intended to provide a calming environment in which newly diagnosed, recently relapsed, and terminally ill cancer patients and their family members can seek support and information.
In addition to her duties at Gehry Partners, she served as chief executive officer of Gehry Technologies, Inc., a cloud-based software and service company for the architectural, engineering and construction sectors, from 2012-2014. In 2014, she presided over the merger of Gehry Technologies with Trimble Inc. and was elected to their board of directors in 2015.
Meaghan currently serves on the board of Turnaround Arts, an organization that uses arts education as a tool to help turn around the highest need elementary schools in the state of California.
Meaghan received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies in 1997 from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a Master's in Architecture from Yale University in 2000. She is a 2010 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.