Melissa leads a team focused on growing our investor base through various marketing efforts. She joined Origin in early 2017 after spending nearly a decade at Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research. At Morningstar, Melissa set the marketing communications strategy to drive demand for an extensive line of products for financial advisors.
Melissa received a bachelor’s degree with a major in Strategic Communications from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University. She is a life-long resident of Chicago and lives with her husband and daughters in Forest Glen. She is an avid reader, traveler and concertgoer.