Director, Client Services & Programming
Melissa graduated Cum Laude from Berkeley College, Newark, New Jersey Campus. She specializes in engaging with clients and improving the client experience here at IFEL. After meeting IFEL's CEO Jill Johnson, Melissa fell in love with her drive to help small businesses. She strongly believes in the organization's mission and the many opportunities it grants small businesses to become successful. Melissa enjoys playing a pivotal role in getting entrepreneurs closer to their goals. Melissa runs her own business called Emish Company, in which she sells handmade Afrocentric accessories from cultural fabrics that align with your lifestyle. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two kids.