Megan Walsh, AIA
Megan Walsh, AIA
Chief Business Development Officer/ Assoc Principal
As Chief Business Development Officer, Megan leads Business Development and Marketing for Aria Group. Through her work in this role, she also leads through strategy focused on Client Experience and Growth. As a design leader in the firm, she also focuses on building relationships with clients and collaborators – valuing how relationships are the building blocks of our success as a company. She in particular enjoys brainstorming the client and project team – developing solutions together to support the project goals.
Megan has completed projects across the country and internationally for a number of multi-unit and independent clients including: Topolobampo, Bar Sotano, Rick Bayless Tortazo, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, Carve American Grille, Mastro’s Steakhouse, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, Esquire Champagne Room, Nando’s US & Canada, Wagamama, and Pono Ono Poke.
Megan joined Aria Group in 2002. She moved to California in 2005, where she gained further experience in high-end residential, office, and retail architecture and design. Upon returning to Chicago in 2010, she rejoined Aria Group as a Senior Designer. She was promoted to Project Designer in 2011 and Senior Associate in 2018. She was promoted to CBDO and Associate Principal in 2023. Megan is a licensed architect and member of the American Institute of Architects. Her previous experience includes LR Development (Related Midwest), Lettuce Office (a Los Angeles design firm), and Robert Mahterian Architects.
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