Learn more about who is leading our team in creating marketing strategies,
executing events and implementing branding initiatives that make an impact on your business.
With nearly two decades of marketing, public relations, customer engagement, brand development and event management experience in both the corporate and non-profit sectors, Melissa is passionate about creating strategies that take her clients to the next level and beyond. She strongly believes that every business has a unique set of needs, goals, successes and challenges in working to propel their company forward. Melissa and her team take the time to approach each client individually in order to thoroughly understand their audience, demographics and competition.
Prior to starting Emerge Marketing, Melissa worked for national and international companies such the United States Tennis Association, Destination Weddings Travel Group and Ovations for the Cure. In those roles she partnered with notable brands which included Hard Rock All-Inclusive Resorts, David's Bridal, Riu Hotels & Resorts, Wedding Wire, The Human Rights Campaign, Men's Wearhouse, The Essex Resort & Spa and The Tennis Channel.
In addition to her professional work, Melissa is actively involved in her community, as well as statewide. She was appointed by the Baker/Polito Administration to Commonwealth Corporation's Board of Directors. She is also the First Vice Chairperson for the Board of Directors of Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Secretary of the Hannah Kane Charitable Foundation and the Communications Director for State Representative Hannah Kane. Additionally, since 2015, Melissa has served as an elected Shrewsbury Town Meeting Member and was awarded the Worcester Business Journal's 2015 "40 Under Forty" Award.