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Melissa Schenkel

Melissa Schenkel

Marketing Director

Melissa is a networker, brander, and storyteller for SYM.  A communications strategist, she directs the firm’s public relations and marketing plan.



Master of Arts in Public Relations & Journalism – Ball State University, Muncie, IN


Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications– Ball State University, Muncie, IN


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Board Chair, Visit Fort Wayne

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Board Member, Turnstone

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Board Member, Arts United

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Board Member, Purdue Fort Wayne Foundation 

Melissa’s Words to Live By

Everyone is either your student or your teacher. Most people are both.

– Regina Brett

Favorite Book

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant