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Melisa Chantres
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Melisa Chantres


Melisa has 25 years of bilingual communications experience including crisis and reputation management.  She offers clients communications counseling and works in conjunction with their business objectives and strategies. Melisa oversees strategic media operations for the firm's public affairs, tourism, consumer and financial sectors.  She has also worked closely with global firm MSLGroup during the firm’s multidecade partnership as its Miami affiliate.


As head of the firm's legal accounts, Melisa is responsible for strategic planning and media placements for global law firm Hunton Andrews Kurth's Florida office. She also manages bilingual public relations for U.S. Century Bank.  Previously she was responsible for leading media and community relations for Broward Health (North Broward Hospital District) and she implemented a Hispanic-targeted media program in conjunction with influencer marketing for Guardian dental insurance.


Raised in Miami, Melisa is an active community member.  She is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program and serves as a Cohort Ambassador.  Named South Florida Business Leader in 2012, she works with PRSA Miami and the Junior League of Miami, and serves on the boards of Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club and the Costa Foundation.


Melisa received both her B.A.S. in public relations and theatre management with a minor in marketing, and a master’s degree in music business and entertainment industries from the University of Miami.

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