Melanie is a recognized leader and creative thinker among Houston’s startup and marketing communities. She is Managing Director of Marketing Interface, which she founded to help startups and growth-stage companies achieve their goals.
Prior to pursuing her entrepreneurial vision, Melanie was Director of Marketing at the SURGE Accelerator (now SURGE Ventures), managing everything from marketing and PR to communications and events.
Earlier in her career, Melanie held marketing positions at Waste Management and Ecom Access, a marketing software startup based in Montreal, Canada.
Melanie holds a BA in International Development from McGill University, Montreal, and an MBA from Rice University, Houston. She is a member of numerous industry associations and an active mentor at Rice University’s OwlSpark program and the University of Houston’s RED Labs.