Making Sense of Sustainability 2011 / 2012 Report

the act or process of conforming to a rule, specification, policy, standard or law



Melissa Wicinski

Senior Consultant

Melissa has been an enthusiastic member of the BrownFlynn team since its inception in 1996, when she became the Firm’s first full-time staffer. In her more than 15 years of service, she has played an integral role in crafting BrownFlynn’s strategic direction, leveraging the Firm’s impact across the community and developing the Firm’s brand enhancement practice area. Specifically, she has implemented many of the Firm’s award-winning communications programs and campaigns.

With creativity and innovative thinking, she has tackled a wide range of complex communications challenges, including employee and shareholder initiatives, donor communications, video production, event planning and strategic message development. Previous work experience includes an extensive internship with a large financial institution where she managed marketing projects and coordinated media communications.

Community Engagement
  • Cleveland Bridge Builders
  • Women’s Community Foundation
  • MedWish Volunteer
  • Cleveland FoodBank Volunteer
  • B.A. Mount Union College
  • Cleveland Bridge Builders
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Niki Vala

Niki joined the BrownFlynn team in March 2013 as Senior Administrative Assistant. She has an extensive background in administrative work as well as media related fields.

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