Blog: Patricia Mooradian

Patricia E. Mooradian is the president of The Henry Ford. For five years prior to that she was the COO and directed daily operations of Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour and the Benson Ford Research Center.

Since joining the institution in 2000, Mooradian has developed a ten-year strategic plan focusing on increased attendance, new visitor experiences and amenities, new educational products and benchmark hospitality. Patricia introduced The Benson Ford Research Center to the institution's campus in 2002, and led the unprecedented restoration of Greenfield Village in 2003 and the opening of the Ford Rouge Factory Tour in 2004.

Through her leadership efforts the institution has been recognized with several national awards including two THEA Awards (Themed Entertainment Association) in 2004 for Outstanding Achievement in the Extreme Makeover category, Greenfield Village and Outstanding Achievement in the Visitor Center category, Ford Rouge Factory Tour; an AIA Award (American Institute of Architects) of Honor for Sustainable Design, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, and a Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits, Heroes of the Sky exhibit in Henry Ford Museum.

Prior to joining The Henry Ford, Patricia was regional director of marketing for The Taubman Company focusing on the strategic positioning for more than a dozen shopping destinations across the United States. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Henry Ford Health System Detroit Campus, Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS), The Henry Ford Learning Institute and Michigan Museums Association.

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