I put purpose into practice by…
producing, managing and executing the daily event known as “the work day” in a way that engages and empowers people.
Expertise: Internal Customer Service, Problem Solving, Answering Weird Questions, Staying Calm
Melissa completes a wide variety of tasks on a daily basis. From accounting to booking travel to keeping everyone caffeinated; whatever it takes to keep things running smooth.
Melissa worked in an artist’s studio for several years making jewelry, sculpture and furniture. She left the creative world to be a concierge in downtown Baltimore. In her role as office manager at AJ, she draws on her experience as both studio assistant and concierge.
Throughout her career, Melissa has received recognition from employers for being a team player and unsung hero. She consistently evaluates the needs of her coworkers and strives to provide a positive and productive work environment. Melissa is inspired by looking at the everyday world in a creative way. She enjoys being surrounded by thinkers, doers and makers at AJ.
When asked why she loves working at AJ, Melissa said, “I enjoy collaborating with my coworkers to produce and execute events that inspire and awe audiences. I take pride in saying ‘we did that!’”
Education: Bachelor of Science from Towson University (Art)