Melissa Lutz
  • Registrations and Certifications: FSMPS, CPSM
  • Education: Otterbein College / 1990 / BA in Business & Public Relations
  • 29 Years with Champlin
  • 2 Years Prior Experience


Melissa Lutz, FSMPS, CPSM

In a world where perception is the reality, it’s hard to believe that Melissa's real when you picture all that she does. Melissa is a dynamo in the company and the Cincinnati community. As the head of all marketing and communications, Melissa is responsible for the brand and image of Champlin. Melissa manages and develops targeted business development and marketing strategies with each niche team to create unique opportunities for the firm. Using her skills as a Community Liaison, she also serves as a team member on various public projects.

If that wasn’t enough to keep her busy, Melissa is also an active and current member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services and is currently serving as the SMPS Foundation President. Melissa was one of the Researchers and Authors for the SMPS Foundation’s recently-published book, A/E/C Business Development – The Decade Ahead. Melissa’s community and professional involvement also includes: Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Diverse by Design; Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) of Greater Cincinnati, Past President; Leadership Northern Kentucky, Class of 2000; Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Initiative Connect Team Member. She is also a member of the Advancement Committee of the Children’s Home of Cincinnati, and volunteers for the Carnegie Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky, and performs in the “Suits that Rock” charity event each year, which benefits the Carnegie’s children’s education programs. Yes, Melissa literally rocks.

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