Melissa Dinslage is Avison Young’s Principal and Global Director of Communications, responsible for developing internal initiatives, platforms and channels that advance the company’s brand while facilitating internal marketing efforts, operational efficiency and employee engagement. An internal communications veteran, Melissa has worked in the field for more than a decade creating innovative and engaging communication platforms for large and small cap companies in industries that range from consumer packaged foods to technology.
As an award-winning professional, Melissa has proven experience in communications related to executive support, issue and crisis, mergers and acquisitions, community relations, employees, customers, and transformative business initiatives. In addition, she serves as a cultural energizer to any company she joins.
Prior to her role at Avison Young, Melissa held leadership roles at Conagra Brands, Cars.com and Sara Lee Corporation where she was responsible for key employee, sales and customer communications. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Ohio.