Meg Sharp Walton
United States of America
Years in the field:
20 – 25 Years
Areas of Expertise
Curatorial/Collections, Exhibits development, Grants/Foundational Giving, Senior Leadership, Outreach and Public Engagement, Partnerships, Project Management, Strategic Planning
Meg Sharp Walton is a visionary, innovative change agent with over 20 years of experience working in the museum sector at both the executive and board levels. Her consulting firm, Sharp Consulting, is dedicated to supporting organizations fulfill their mission and become integral members of the communities they serve. Meg has a proven track record in delivering transformational results through clear, patient, and persistent leadership. She believes change is achieved through innovative mission-driven programming and initiatives that put community stakeholders front and center.
During her tenure as executive director of Glen Foerd, a Philadelphia historic site and public park, Meg spearheaded the organization’s transformation by creating and implementing new site interpretation, and developing programs and initiatives to expand appreciation for, and understanding of, the historic site while connecting to relevant contemporary interests and concerns. As executive director of the Monmouth County Historical Association, Meg increased the impact and raised awareness of the Association through initiatives that engaged new and diverse audiences. She spearheaded the initiative to reinterpret the Association's colonial-era historic sites to tell the stories of the enslaved individuals who lived and worked on the properties. Her work has received awards from the City of Philadelphia and the New Jersey Historical Commission. Meg holds a Master of History from Temple University.