Managing Director, Strategy
Managing Director, Hamilton Place Strategies
Campaign Staff, GMMB
House of Representatives
Melissa Manson is a managing director at Penta, where she leads client teams and provides strategic counsel to companies navigating a variety of stakeholder issues in today’s evolving business landscape.
With a portfolio focused on financial services, technology, transportation, and M&A/litigation issues, Melissa has also been an integral contributor to coaching and training efforts at Hamilton Place Strategies over the last decade and has served as a strategic advisor to Flag Media Analytics as well.
Prior to joining Hamilton Place Strategies in 2013, Melissa worked at integrated advertising agency GMMB, where she assisted the firm’s political team during the 2012 campaign cycle. While in college, Melissa interned on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Andre Carson (Ind.-7) and in the House of Commons of the U.K. Parliament during a semester abroad in London.
Originally from Park Ridge, Illinois, Melissa lives in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where she received a B.S. in both Public Policy Analysis and International Business and a minor in Spanish.