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Speaker | AUTHOR | Advocate

Meghan Juday believes in helping family businesses survive and thrive. Much of her work around governance excellence benefits her own family business and contributes to this fairly nascent industry’s general body of knowledge.

She is a long-time contributor to Family Business Magazine and Private Company Director. More recently, she serves on the editorial boards of Family Business Magazine and NACD Private Company Directorship. A frequent blog writer, Meghan shares her perspectives and insights on family and corporate governance.

“Meghan Juday brings unmatched expertise to all aspects of family business governance. She has occupied every seat at the table…”

Bets Lillo | Chair, Board Director Committee at Private Directors Association

In the Media


Forbes || How to Find your Work’s Purpose Through Storytelling October 2021

Family IN Business || Season 2 Episode 2: Creating a Thoughtful Legacy for Family Business 

Shine: Governance Illuminated || Private Directors Association Podcast Episode 1: IDEAL Relationships and a Very Human Chairman October 2021

Private Company Director || A New Perspective in the Boardroom: Women Board Chairs Bring Diversity of Though to the Table October 2021

Private Company Director || Boards Behaving Badly September 2021

Not Dead Yet Podcast || An Ideal Conversation with Meghan Juday September 2021

Family Business Magazine || Board Dysfunction: Who is Ultimately Responsible July/August 2021

John L Ward Center for Family Enterprises || Family IN Business May 2021

Family Business Magazine  || Difficult Conversations March 2021

McKinsey Podcast Series || Navigating Disruptions and Creating the Next Renaissance Age October 2020

Family Business Magazine || Dueling Perspectives: IDEAL Industries and E. Ritter & Company February 2021

Featured as a Case Study || Borrowed from Your Grand Children by Dennis Jaffee

Featured as a Case Study || Family Champions and Championship Families by Joshua Nacht 


NPR Marketplace:  Family Business and Family Drama by Sabri Ben-Achour July 2016

The Journal Times: Cree Lighting Buyer: Employees will Benefit  by Michael Burke March  2019

Family Champions and Champion Families: Developing Family Leaders to Sustain the Family Enterprise by Joshua G. Nacht and Gregory G. Greenleaf. Featured as a case study code name: Sofia 2018

The Family Business Legacy Handbook: A planning guide for cultivating business success and family harmony through multiple generations by Family Business Magazine. Contributed two chapters 2017  Featured blogger and contributor 2017

Family Business Magazine: Celebration Corner: IDEAL Industries’ 100th Anniversary by Barbara Spector July 2016

Haub School ReviewGrowing a Family Business by Meghan Juday and Mary Nicoletti March 2016

Family Business MagazineFamily Ingathering by Barbara Spector January/February 2016

Philadelphia InquirerSurvey: Too Few Succession Plans for Family Businesses by Diane Mastrull February 2016

Family Business MagazineThree types of Family Business ROI  by Barbara Spector January 2016

Philadelphia InquirerFamily Firm CEO Steps Down, Saying He’s a Creator, Not a Builder by Jane M. Von Bergen October 2015

Family Business Magazine: Family Council Committees: A Call to Order by Barbara Spector October 2015

Philadelphia InquirerTips on keeping a family business going by Diane Mastrull October 2015

Family Business Magazine: Strategic Planning: A Family Business Priority by Barbara Spector August 2015

Podcast by Amy Katz: Daughters in Charge Meghan Juday and Dave Juday A Father and Daughter Discuss Succession June 2015

Crain’s Chicago BusinessHow to Protect and Grow Family Wealth across Generations by Jane Adler June 2015

Private Company Governance: Family Business Boards: The role of the nominating and governance committee by Meghan Juday March 2015

Article: Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Inc. Ready to Do More but Not Allowed by Amy Katz. February 2015

Podcast by Amy Katz: Daughters in Charge How to Assure that the Family Business and the Family Sustain Their Legacy October 2014

Family Business Magazine: How to Develop a Deep Bench of Family Directors October 2014

Family Business Magazine: Words of Wisdom September/October 2014

Family Business Magazine: Creating a Family Strategy by Meghan Juday June 2014

Connect with Meghan

Meghan Juday Advisory – Learn more about her work helping families establish or refine family or corporate governance

Speaking – Discuss upcoming speaking opportunities, whether at a conference, podcast, or interview.

Advocacy – Learn more about Meghan’s work with women in family business leadership, including her work with The Lodis Forum