is, and always has been, a stripe amongst polka dots. Colleagues and clients appreciate her straight talk, often unconventional perspectives, and the well roundedness of her “real world” event, production and management experience. Melissa takes a vision and collaboratively makes it reality. She intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an idea, brings them together into a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking, and drives executed outcomes. Throughout her career, she has helped others recognize and hone their unique capabilities. She has a contagious enthusiasm and passionate belief in people that inspires them to become prouder, stronger, and more valuable contributors to their own visions. Her background includes stage and theatrical company management, wedding and event planning, catering and bartending, legal assistant and medical practice management. Melissa is honored to be reunited and collaborate with those who have helped mold her career to continue creating authentic entertainment to bring hope, humanity and humor globally.