Melissa brings 18 years of experience in implementing integrated marketing and communications strategies for regional, national, and global brands. She joined FOX Architects in 2017 and has reestablished the firm’s marketing department. She led the redesign of the firm’s website, which earned Outstanding Achievement and Best Architecture Website awards from the Web Marketing Association (WMA). She also led the strategy, development, and execution of the firm’s office move campaign, which won the Marketing Communications Award of Excellence for Special Events from the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS); as well as the Award of Excellence for Best Marketing Program from the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP DC|MD).
Previously, Melissa served as the senior director of marketing and communications for United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA). While at United Way NCA, Melissa received the Award of Excellence from the American Graphic Design Award contest, as well as the Silver Addy® Award for Print Newspaper from the American Advertising Association. She also served as the senior marketing associate for Grant Thornton, LLP, and as the marketing coordinator for Torti Gallas + Partners, an international architecture and urban design firm.
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