Megan M. McGlinchey is currently the Executive Director of the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware (RDC). In this role, she guides the creation of strategies and objectives to fulfill the RDC’s mission of creating economic vitality along the Brandywine and Christina Rivers while enhancing the environment, encouraging historic preservation, and promoting public access. RDC creates employment and residential development through targeted and leveraged investments while promoting education, the arts, recreation, and tourism. Over the last 25 years, the RDC has spearheaded a one-billion-dollar redevelopment project along the West bank of the Christina River, which has seen an economic and environmental wasteland transformed into a thriving business, residential, and entertainment center. As RDC enters its 26th year, it now pursues the same type of transformative economic, destination, and residential opportunities in the development of Riverfront East, an 86-acre mixed-use opportunity development along the Christina’s east bank. Ms. McGlinchey has been a member of the RDC team since 1997 and has held various roles within the organization, most notably as Director of Operations and Deputy Director.
Ms. McGlinchey holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Delaware. She is a proud 1990 graduate of Ursuline Academy and was inducted into the Alumnae Hall of Fame in 2018. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Ministry of Caring, the Delaware Children’s Museum, and the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation. She is also an honorary chairperson of the Brandywine Zoo’s Capital Campaign. Ms. McGlinchey lives in North Wilmington with her husband, Brian, and daughter, Norah, a member of Ursuline’s Class of 2025.