Associate Principal, Director of Marketing & Operations
San Francisco + New York
Melissa Werner has over 15 years of diverse experience in facilities management, human resources, business development, public relations and marketing. She has served as Director of Marketing & Operations at CCS ARCHITECTURE since 2001 and became a partner in 2011. Prior to joining CCS, she worked at STUDIOS Architecture in San Francisco, in marketing and project administration.
With a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, Melissa remains dedicated to her art practice and also oversees the art and graphic concepts for many of CCS’s projects, both in residential and commercial applications. She opened her personal art studio in 2005, and her work has been shown in galleries, restaurants, corporate offices, clubs, and retail stores around the Bay Area, throughout the US and internationally. She has been published in Architectural Record, Hospitality Design and Contract among others.
As a passionate member of her community, Melissa is a member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services, The Yerba Buena Alliance, sits on the Board of Directors for Yerba Buena Lofts, and is the former San Francisco Chapter President of the NAPW (National Association of Professional Women).