Mel McGowan

Mel McGowan is president and founder of Visioneering Studios, an awarded global church architecture, urban planning, and interior design firm with national offices in Southern California, Denver, Chicago and Charlotte. Mel has been recognized as Solomon’s 2008-2010 “Best Church Architect.”

Mel’s unique background in multi-disciplinary planning, design and engineering consultation combined with a decade-long stint at the Walt Disney Company and a life-long passion for film, have molded his unique vision for culture-making and architectural evangelism. He is the author of Design Intervention: Revolutionizing Sacred Space and was recently named one of the top 25 emerging cultural change-agents by OC Metro magazine.

Mel holds a bachelor’s degree in film from the University of California and a Master’s of Urban Planning from the College of Environmental Design at California Polytechnic University.