As the Chief Officer of Growth & Creative Services, Melissa is passionate about leading and mentoring her team along their career paths. Her collaborative spirit allows her to spearhead projects within her team, around the firm, and throughout the community. Outside of the office, Melissa enjoys the wonders of Washington’s wine country with her husband, siblings, and friends.

Melissa is responsible for the strategic activities that help drive the firm’s growth and enhance Clark Nuber’s brand image. She markets Clark Nuber as a business enterprise in addition to the diverse practices of our professionals. Her work behind the scenes has helped achieve a market presence that has allowed the firm to grow organically by 8-10% per year.

Business Responsibilities

  • Planning, managing, executing, and leveraging strategic marketing initiatives via multiple distribution channels for industry and service focused groups
  • Brand management
  • Proposal development
  • Lead generation
  • Seminar and workshop development
  • Positioning key personnel as subject matter experts
  • Marketing communications/social media
  • Budget and vendor management
  • Market research and targeting
  • Public relations

Proven Results

  • Built a firm-wide marketing infrastructure that plays a critical role in achieving continuous organic growth of the firm while also laying out a career path for department staff.
  • Developed revenue-producing marketing campaigns for strategically important industries and services.
  • Received regional and national marketing achievement awards.
  • Developed Clark Nuber’s Growth & Creative Services department in alignment with strategic firm directives and an aim to develop external marketing/creative consulting services.

Education

  • California State University, Long Beach – Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
  • Washington State University – Certificate in Grant Writing

Activities

  • Association for Accounting Marketing
  • Leading Edge Alliance: Marketing Special Interest Group – served three years on the Steering Committee
  • Community Loaves, supporting food banks
  • Boomer Consulting Marketing Circle