In her role as Vice President of Human Resources, Melissa provides leadership direction and support for the human resources function to create a high-performance organization that meets strategic and operational goals. Additionally, she leads efforts to support an inclusive employee-oriented culture that embodies the Company’s core values.
Since joining Chestnut Hill Realty in 2002, Melissa has played an indispensable role in improving the work-life experience of CHR's many employees. She has created a company benefits fair; helped institute CHR's mentoring program, serving as the program coordinator; introduced Create Healthy Results, a nationally recognized wellness program; and launched a volunteer program in which employees can accrue paid time while providing charitable service in and around CHR's various communities. In addition to being a member of the Strategic Operations Committee, Melissa serves as co-chair of the recently formed Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging committee and the CHR University professional education initiative.
Melissa is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Northeast Human Resources Association, and World at Work. She received her bachelor's degree from Stonehill College.