Meghan Pressman. (Teresa Castracane)

She becomes managing director and CEO of Los Angeles organization

Los Angeles’ Center Theatre Group has selected Meghan Pressman as its managing director and CEO. Pressman joins from Washington, D.C.’s, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, where she has been managing director since 2014.

Pressman will oversee all of Center Theatre Group’s management, finances, communications, marketing, institutional advancement, technology and human resources and will work with artistic director Michael Ritchie in leading Center Theatre venues Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre.

The search for a new CEO was conducted by Phillips Oppenheim and the organization’s board of directors.