Melissa is a designer and owner of Trade Design Studio. With over 20 years of experience, she has been dedicated to bringing creative solutions to homeowners in the Midwest area.
After graduating from top of her class at Georgia Tech, Melissa went on to earn her Master's of Architecture from Boston Architectural College where she won the Best of Thesis Award. Her work there also led her to win the Alpha Rho Chi Medal, an honor for leadership, service and professional merit.
Prior to Trade Design Studio, Melissa worked on teams designing high-end homes on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago as well as condo buildings here in downtown Indianapolis.
Melissa served three years as President of her neighborhood 501(c)3, the Herron Morton Place Foundation, where she helped to start the beloved Octoberfest, assisted with the sale of the Foundry at 16th and Alabama and led the group in the acquistion of the new greenspace next to the HMP Park.