Patricia Mooradian has been President and CEO of The Henry Ford since 2005 and has 35 years of experience in the real estate, retail, and attraction industries. As the first female CEO in its 90-year history, she has led the transformation of The Henry Ford from a locally known attraction to an acclaimed world-class destination attracting 1.8 million visitors annually.
Her responsibility for the 250-acre campus enterprise includes its unparalleled collection, five venues, eight restaurants, six retail stores, a large catering operation, a public charter high school, Henry Ford Academy, and its national television series, the three-time Emmy award-winning “The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation.”
Mooradian established the institution’s innovation platform, creating consumer experiences connected to in-person and digital audiences. In addition, she led the establishment of proprietary digital and educational platforms, currently being used by leading national partners in developing innovative curriculum products.
Mooradian serves on numerous additional boards, including Amerisure Insurance, Inc. and Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau’s executive committee. In addition, she is a member of the International Women’s Forum, Detroit Economic Club, and Women Corporate Directors.