Melissa founded Allee Creative at the age of 27, building the company to the full-service marketing agency it is today. She is a seasoned marketing professional with more than 13 years experience in marketing strategy and content management, branding and business development. Her accolades include being listed as one of the “Top Young Entrepreneurs” by Minnesota Business Magazine, a “Top Content Marketer” by the Content Marketing Institute, and “Mover & Shaker” by the Star Tribune.
Melissa is a four-time recipient of the Hermes Creative Award and a national speaker on the topics of content marketing, business strategy and entrepreneurship. Melissa is also certified by Google Analytics Academy in Digital Analytics Fundamentals. In 2015 she was named one of 100 women to watch in the U.S. as part of The Inspirational Women Project, highlighted in a book of the same title.
Melissa currently sits on the Board of Directors for Neighborhood Connections in St. Michael, MN and also serves as a volunteer at her children’s schools.