Lakewood has been Mayor Meghan George’s home for more than 38 years. A third-generation resident, she grew up on Rosalie Avenue, and attended St. Luke Elementary School and Lakewood High School.
Meghan began shouldering management responsibilities more than 20 years ago, working for Lakewood’s Rec Department each summer. The lessons of those years—treating people fairly, leading by example and sustaining a strong team—have remained guiding principles.
An Educator and Mentor
After graduating from LHS, Meghan earned a degree from The Ohio State University, focused on education. She also holds a secondary social studies teaching license and post-bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University
Meghan spent three years at Harding Middle School, teaching in a para-professional capacity, as well as coaching and volunteering.
Workforce Strategy Expertise
Within the private sector, Meghan earned practical knowledge of executive responsibilities. Prior to becoming Mayor of Lakewood she was a consultant to large organizations throughout Ohio, advising them on employee benefits and human resources. Meghan helped employers meet their workforce’s needs while reducing costs, remaining compliant with labor regulations, and planning for the future.
Committed to the community
As an At-Large City Council representative for all of Lakewood, Meghan worked to enhance public safety, city services and preserve our community’s unique heritage. She remains dedicated to serving the residents of Lakewood and making this the best place for families of every kind.