Melissa joined the real estate industry in December of 2007 as Director of Leasing for Astro Real Estate. Her current focus at Quattro Development is both establishing and maintaining strong client relationships with targeted retailers throughout the country. Melissa moved to Chicago in 2004 and began her career as a member of the sales and marketing team for Black & Decker/DEWALT Power Tools. Melissa was promoted within the company from Brand Team to Field Marketing Representative and Marketing Manager. During her career at Black & Decker/DEWALT Melissa excelled at building customer relationships, improving sales and managing the Chicago retail team. Melissa began her career in sports marketing working and interning for the University of Nebraska Football team and the Indiana Pacers. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing/Public Relations/Communications from the University of Nebraska and is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration.