Megan Finnell

Director, Meetings & Conferences at MGMA


Megan Finnell is an award-winning event design strategist with a varied and diverse background in the performing arts and the delivery of large-scale conferences. With a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from TCU, Megan blends art and science in all her work. With more than 18 years in the event industry, Megan has taken a leading role in pushing the boundaries for crafting impactful face-to-face and digital experiences for organizations and their participants.

In her current role as Director, Meetings & Conferences with Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Megan has developed new methods of delivering deep human-to-human engagement, leading to her being honored as one of Smart Meetings Magazine’s Planners of the Year for 2019, PCMA Visionary Awards 2020, Event Designer of the Year finalist, PCMA Best in Class Speaker 2020-2021, and named to Smart Meetings Magazine’s Standing Hall of Fame in 2021. Megan also sits on the Rocky Mountain PCMA Board of Directors as 2022 Immediate Past President and serves on the Visit Denver and Smart Meetings Magazine Advisory Boards. Megan is a passionate musician, art advocate, mountain lover, and mom.