PARIS, FRANCE // Melissa joined McCann Health France (now IPG Health France) 3 years ago as the agency’s Creative Lead, where she has been instrumental in winning new global business for the agency that has helped it grow both the creative department and the agency’s portfolio of clients.
Melissa was born and raised in Texas, then moved to New York City to study at the prestigious Parsons School of Design where she was a 4-year merit scholar.
After graduating with honors, she went on to establish an international career in Paris, where she chose to specialize in healthcare advertising.
Melissa has 30 years’ experience developing global creative for several prominent brands in both consumer & healthcare. But her greatest inspiration is the patients for whom healthcare brands develop groundbreaking treatments.
Melissa’s bilingual/bi-cultural creative experience for a wide variety of therapeutic areas has equipped her to act as a guarantor for creative excellence in healthcare communications all while ensuring that creative talent is developed to its full potential.
Melissa was a member of the Jury for Dubai Lynx Healthcare category in 2022, Jury President for France’s Healthcare Awards, Le Prix Empreintes 2021, and is an active member of the global creative community in healthcare.