MELISSA S.S. WALLING
Principal - Director of Marketing / Business Manager
Since joining Degen & Degen in 1998, Melissa has contributed to the growth of the firm, both nationally and globally. In addition to overseeing all aspects of D&D's finances and office management, Melissa is the creative force behind the firm's public image.
Constantly striving for improvement on how D&D communicates it's message to the industry, Melissa is the firm's website designer, graphic designer, and public relations liaison to the media. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Art and Design at California Polytechnic University.
Melissa is constantly finding new ways to build the D&D Team and is active in numerous professional organizations - Society for Marketing Professionals Services (SMPS), NEWH – The Industry Network and Washington Lodging Association. She has contributed on various graphic design projects, such as seminar booklets, fundraising auctions booklets and chapter marketing materials for these organizations.