Meaghan McCormack is St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation’s Executive Director. McCormack has nearly 10 years of experience working for and with community and economic development organizations to create a positive impact.
Prior to joining EDF, McCormack was vice president of program management and strategic partnerships at the World Trade Center New Orleans (WTCNO). She functioned in numerous areas of the organization, with a focus on industry committees, educational programming, and investor relations. While at WTCNO, McCormack helped streamline operations, cut costs, grow program revenue and managed all aspects of partnership development. McCormack has built strong relationships with Louisiana Economic Development, Greater New Orleans, Inc., and many ports across the state which are pivotal to success in attracting and growing businesses in St. Bernard.
Originally from a small town in upstate New York, Meaghan knows and values the impact of economic development. She is passionate about making the world a better place, and in her spare time enjoys the food, festivals, and friendships she’s made in the region. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University New Orleans as well as certificates from the Young Leadership Council’s Young Leadership Series, the New Orleans Business Alliance Economic Development Ambassador Program, the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI), the Loyola Women’s Leadership Academy, and the Loyola Institute of Politics. She is a board member for the French American Chamber of Commerce – Gulf Coast, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans Young Professionals, NORLI, and Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans. She is also a proud member of the International Economic Development Council.