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Melisa Mendez Chantres, President
Mrs. Chantres oversees strategic media operations for the firm's tourism, financial, and professional services clients. Her work includes heading up the firm's legal accounts. At present, she is responsible for securing media placements for global law firm Hunton & Williams' Miami office. She also manages public relations for TotalBank. In 2009, she was responsible for securing media for a national manufacturing company; providing complete litigation support for a global consumer company; and handling Hispanic media relations for the Jamaica Tourist Board.

Previously, she managed public relations for the Aruba Tourism Authority for four years, developing regional bilingual communications strategies for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Chantres also developed and implemented several successful communications initiatives for Miami-Dade County Public School's Workforce Development Programs.

Chantres is an active community member. She works with the JunTos Foundation, the Junior League of Miami, and is vice president of the Costa Foundation. She received her B.A.S. in public relations and theatre management with a minor in marketing from the University of Miami, and later received her master's degree there in music business and entertainment industries.
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