Melissa Ireland’s extensive career background in Retail Marketing, Small Business Marketing, Client Coordination and Public Relations ensures she is well-equipped for her role as Orca’s Executive Client Coordinator in which she prepares our new clients for their upcoming PR campaigns. Melissa serves as a liaison between new clients and our publicists providing both with pertinent information prior to the campaign launch. While attending Columbia College in Chicago, Melissa worked to promote the city’s championship Major League Soccer team, The Chicago Fire. She went on to work with corporations and small business owners, promoting both to local and national television, radio, print and online media. These experiences gave her a vast understanding of the media and the importance of a solid public relations campaign. Melissa lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and daughter, Lily.