Megan Chery

Manager, Development and Special Projects

/assets/0/52/fd75b3a2-db3d-46a6-ab55-589596eb9dba.jpgMegan Chery joined AWE in February 2013, and currently works as a Manager of Development and Special Projects. She leads and supports multiple work streams, including financing and development, marketing and communications, and several AWE programs for AWE members. She manages the Financing Sustainable Water initiative on rate setting and utility financial management as well as a consumer education program around water conservation. Megan brings eight years of project management and communications experience to her role. Prior to coming to AWE, Megan was a sustainability practitioner in Edelman’s Business + Social Purpose group, where she developed and led public engagement programs around issues including water, energy, sustainability, and economic development for clients such as GE Energy, The Climate Group, and Xylem. Megan began her career in brand management for AXA Investment Managers in Paris, France and is proficient in French. 

Megan earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and is a LEED Green Associate. When not working closely with AWE members and partners, she can be found volunteering to support her local alumni network, taking dance classes and exploring Chicago’s culinary scene.

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