Meghan Short

Director of Investor Programs

As director of investor programs, Meghan provides support to various programs and initiatives such as Leadership Fort Wayne, Onboard Fort Wayne, and the GFW Inc. Women’s Network.

Meghan has been involved in event management since 2010. While attending Ball State University, she was an active student member of professional networking organizations like Indiana Live Events Association (ILEA) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI). In 2014, Meghan graduated from BSU with a bachelor’s degree in hospitality & event management.

Prior to joining the GFW Inc. team, she was the event coordinator for Sweetwater where she created and executed seamless events for the company’s employees and nonprofit/community guests, in addition to managing logistics for customer appreciation events like GearFest and the Pavilion Concert Series. Meghan is a 2018 graduate of the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana Leadership Institute, a 2021 graduate of Leadership Fort Wayne, and a 2021 Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly Forty Under 40 award recipient. She currently serves as a board member of two local youth leadership development and mentoring programs: Pave the Path and 4WARD.

As a proud native of Fort Wayne, Meghan keeps her passion for music, theater, and culture alive by volunteering at the Arts United Center and attending many of the city’s festivals and events. In her free time, she runs a modern calligraphy design business and enjoys hiking and spending time with her family and three cats.

200 E. Main Street, Suite 800, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
head shot portrait of Meghan Short