Melisse is the owner of Lead from Insights LLC, a consulting company focusing on helping businesses create consumer preferred products and services with sustainable business models. She is currently serving several start-ups in Cincinnati and the Silicon Valley. Melisse has entrepreneurial experience as previous co-owner of an intellectual property business that became profitable within the first year. Current consulting services include consumer and professional marketing, business strategy and models that create strong competitive advantage.
As an active member in the Cincinnati community, she served as President of the East End Area Council and currently serves on the Leadership Circle for the STEM Collaborative (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and on the Local School Decision Making Committee for Riverview East Academy (a Cincinnati Public School). Melisse is a recognized innovator in education and was selected by NSF to participate in their Innovation Corps program. She has served as a coach for Flywheel for the past four years.