May 17, 2012
-- Rantoul, IL – Megan Gray, project manager, recently joined the Taylor Studios team. Megan is a 2007 graduate of the University of Illinois, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism, with a concentration in Tourism. She recently received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts-
Amherst. She comes to Taylor Studios after working as a coordinator for tourism and group sales at the Field Museum in Chicago.
In her new role, Megan will schedule, direct, coordinate, and supervise specific projects of the company so that they are completed on time and within budget and to balance project quality and customer satisfaction with Taylor Studios’ profitability. This includes developing work plans, critical paths, schedules, and budgets. When asked about Megan, Drew Levan, PMO manager, said, “We are very excited to have Megan join the project management office. Her project management knowledge and experience will significantly benefit our clients and the success of their projects, making her a great addition to the Taylor team.”
Founded in 1991 and located in Rantoul, IL, Taylor Studios collaborates with visitor centers, museums, nature centers, hospitals, universities, corporations, and zoos to design, build, and install exhibits. They are known for their quality and attention to detail. Their experience encompasses immersive environments, outdoor signage, scenic work, interactives, models, murals, and dioramas. They are the first and only exhibit design and fabrication company to back their work with a five-year warranty. In 2000, Inc. Magazine named Taylor Studios among the 500 fastest growing companies in America. In 2007 and 2009, they were listed among the 5000 fastest growing companies. This growth can be attributed to their outstanding quality and their ability to complete projects on time and within budget.