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Melissa Kresse

  • Managing Director
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    • Wall Street Plaza
    • 88 Pine Street, 32nd Floor
    • New York, NY, 10005
    • United States
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Melissa Kresse is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Ms. Kresse is part of the Corporate Communications practice in the Strategic Communications segment.

Ms. Kresse’s expertise is in developing communications strategies for companies or organizations operating in highly-regulated industries. Recent work has included leading a campaign for one of the world’s best-known brands that was confronting significant labor issues; developing a multifaceted communications strategy for a client involved in litigation that created the framework for a favorable settlement; and shaping a comprehensive research program for a global media company entering a new market. Additionally, Ms. Kresse has led several comprehensive grassroots program for clients confronting regulatory or legislative issues that are critical to their long-term business plans.

Previously, Ms. Kresse was a Director at Westhill Partners, a leading management consulting firm specializing in communications strategy, which was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2005.

Ms. Kresse is a graduate of Trinity College, where she received a bachelor’s degree with honors in political science and educational policy.

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