CARRIE MEGHIE | PRINCIPAL:
Carrie Meghie brings over twenty years of business experience including real estate, hotel development,
lodging operations and management, website development, ecommerce technology, and marketing.
Ms. Meghie has been with Becker Ventures for over fifteen years and has played an integral role in its
real estate and hotel divisions. Ms. Meghie is also the co-founder and President of Becker Entertainment - the newest addition to the Becker business portfolio.
She is currently responsible for BV's real estate and hospitality portfolios. Ms. Meghie was a key
member on the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago redevelopment project. Since the hotel opened in 2004,
Ms. Meghie has held key positions at the hotel including General Manager and the Director of Operations.
Currently, she provides strategic daily support in addition to her asset management role.
Under Ms. Meghie's leadership in 2013, a JV was created between Partners Group, Becker Ventures,
and The John Buck Company to develop North Michigan Avenue's first skyscraper in over five years to
be called MILA. Named for its premier location on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Lake Street, the
41-story luxury residential development is anticipated to be completed in spring 2016, bridging Chicago's
legendary Magnificent Mile with Millennium Park.
Prior to joining Becker Ventures, Ms. Meghie was an entrepreneur in the dot.com world. She has a
Bachelor of Science from DePaul University College of Commerce and is based in Chicago. Ms.
Meghie is also the founder and Board Chair of the Jackson Chance Foundation and a board member
of the Chicago Cultural Mile (CCM). She previously was a board member of the Chicago Loop
Alliance (CLA) and an SSA commissioner for the West Town Chamber of Commerce (WTTC).