Assistant Director for Marketing, Events and Engagement
Melissa Riley is Assistant Director for Marketing, Events and Engagement. She leads the marketing and communications for all of the Wallace House programs, oversees the Wallace House Presents event series, and manages all aspects of the Livingston Awards. Melissa began her career in marketing and advertising for Trans World Airlines. She worked as a production coordinator on commercial films and television advertisements and was a producer at "Saturday Night Live." She founded the television production department for the BBDO advertising agency in Moscow, Russia, which grew to be the most award-winning creative agency in Russia. A native of California, Melissa graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University. After living overseas, in Russia, Israel and Malaysia, Melissa is happy to call Ann Arbor her home.