Head of Strategic Projects & Government Affairs
From 2011-2014 Melissa served as the Political Communication Advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, where she conducted public opinion research and advised him on campaign strategy and messaging leading up to and during the 2013 general election. Before joining Netanyahu’s team she worked as a consultant at Greenberg, Carville, Shrum Issue Management, providing research analysis and strategic advice to clients on major political campaigns in Romania, Ukraine, Hungary and Bulgaria. Melissa has extensive experience managing projects in both public and private sectors, in Israel and internationally. She has an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University, a BA in International Affairs from the University of California Davis, and is fluent in English, Spanish and Hebrew.