Senior Account Manager
Melanie joins Spitfire with a passion for social justice issues and a strong background in project management and media relations.
Prior to joining Spitfire, Mel helped manage a 30+ local market grassroots PR network for a global financial services client at Burson-Marsteller. She previously interned with Dewey Square Group’s grassroots practice, supporting the team with local campaign research and reporting processes on issues regarding open healthcare enrollment, opioid addiction and green energy.
Originally from Annapolis, MD, Mel graduated from James Madison University with a B.A. in political science. Following graduation, she served with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), providing volunteer support to communities in the Southwest including: Denver, CO; Winona, MO; Flagstaff, AZ and Montrose, CO.
She is also a life-long Washington sports fan and former figure skater, as well as an avid reader with a real library card!