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SPEAKER | Author | Advocate

Meghan Juday has extensive public speaking experience. Meghan is a knowledgeable, approachable, humorous, and authoritative speaker on a myriad of family business and corporate governance topics. She draws on her background, personal experience, and business acumen to engage the audience. In preparation for her speaking engagement, Meghan conducts research. She gathers insights into the audience’s needs and expectations to ensure that every audience member walks away with meaningful insights and takeaways.

Meghan has vast experience as a panelist, podcaster, moderator, and keynote speaker. She has been featured on multiple podcasts, including the McKinsey Podcast Series, has served as a podcast host, and appeared on NPR’s Marketplace.

Meghan Juday is a Phenomenal Speaker.”

“She completely captivates the room from the moment she starts talking. She is relatable and does a great job weaving personal narratives to support her topic that keep the crowd engaged throughout the presentation. Meghan is also direct and transparent in her messaging, which is refreshing to see. Meghan was a joy to work with. She was responsive, helpful, and extremely well-prepared. 10/10 would love to work with again and we would be delighted to have her back!”

Danielle | Entrepreneur and Family Business Council at DePaul University

Speaking Engagements

Women’s History Diversity Summit & Leadership Awards || Leadership in Action Honoree & Guest Speaker. March 2023

Private Company Governance Summit || The Effective Board Meeting. June 2022

UNI Family Business Center || Lessons from 100-Year Families. May 2022

JP Morgan Chase || Raising Financially Confident Daughters. May 2022

Transformational Women Conference || Position Yourself for Board Leadership. April 2022

Columbia Business School Global Family Business Enterprise Group || Speaker Series. March 2022

Loyola University Family Business Center || Women in Family Business Keynote Address. February 2022

McKinsey Global Industrial Leaders Conference || Rebuilding the Trades: Solving the Talent Dilemma. November 2021

Turnaround Management Association Network of Women || Keynote Address. September 2021

Private Company Governance Summit || Bringing New Perspectives into the Private Company Boardroom. June 2021

Family Business Magazine || Transformation Women Conference.
May 2021

Quinlan School of Business Loyola University Chicago || Social Enterprise Panel. April 2021

John L Ward Center for Family Enterprises at Kellogg || The Evening & Weekend MBA Women’s Business Association. March 2021

Private Directors Association || Family Business Transitions. February 2021

John L Ward Center for Family Enterprises at Kellogg – Family Enterprise Board Executive Education Program || The Board’s Role in Succession Planning. February 2021

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


Private Company Governance Summit || The Evolution of a Board: From Advisory to Fiduciary. September 2020

McKinsey’s Front & Center – Navigating and Leading Changes || Navigating the COVID Crisis. May 2020

J.P. Morgan’s Women in Family Businesses || A discussion of Power and Influence. February 2019

SJU Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship || Family Meetings: How to build engagement in your family. November 2017

Pennsylvania Motor Trucking Association || Managing Succession. May 2017

SEI || How the Successful Sustain Wealth Across Generations. March 2017

SEI and Family Business Magazine || How the Successful Sustain Wealth Across Generations. August 2016

SJU Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship || Family Meetings: How to build engagement in your family. May 2016

PIDC || How to Thrive in a Family Business. April 2016

Transitions East || Uniting Siblings and Cousins. April 2016

American Institute of Architects and Urban Land Institute || All in the (Real Estate) Family: Managing Generational Ideas and Styles. March 2016

SJU Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship || Grow Your Family as you Grow Your Business. March 2016

Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group || Demystifying the Family Business. February 2015

Society for Professional Women || Developing the Next Generation of Leaders. September 2015

Family Business Magazine Webinar || Enterprising Families: Rethinking your approach for family success. June 2015

Private Company Governance Summit || Strategy and the Private Company Board. May 2015

New York Family Business Center || Family Accountability Strategy. November 2014

FBN North America Board Forum || Preparing Family Members for Board Service. October 2013

Philadelphia Forum for Executive Women in Leadership || Exploring Best Practices for Effective Board Governance. September 2013

FFI Mid-west Chapter Event || Implementing a Family Strategy to Build a Strong Partnership between the Board, Management, and Family. August 2013

Institute for Private Investors Roundtable || Making Strategic Change to a Portfolio. April 2013

Transitions East || Transitions by Generation: Developing the Next Generation for Leadership and Ownership. April 2013

Transitions West || Ownership, Management, and Entrepreneurship: Building Family Legacies: How Family Councils Foster Engagement and Collaboration among the Extended Family. November 2012

Loyola Family Business Center || Growing Your Business, Engaging Your Family Conference: Growth by Acquisition. May 2012

Campden Conference || Americas in Family Business Conference: Risk Management Strategies for Business-owning Families. April 2012

Rockefeller Financial || 2011 Intergenerational Forum: Sustainable Families and Their Legacies. November 2011

Loyola Family Business Center || Family Growth, Challenges, and Governance Conference IDEAL Family Case Study. April 2009

“It is always a pleasure to work with Meghan as a speaker and as an author.  She’s personable, prepared and shares her deep experience with our audiences in a manner that solidly holds their attention.”

David Shaw | Publishing Director at MLR Media LLC

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