Melody is responsible for helping Rhode Island businesses navigate the government contracting process at the local, state and federal levels. Counseling may include assistance with required registrations, identifying contracting opportunities, assisting with solicitation preparation and submission, award debriefings, market research, and identifying subcontractors. Training sessions are also provided throughout the year on a variety of government contracting topics.
Melody joined the RI PTAC program as a Government Contracts Counselor in 2015 after working in the Maine PTAC program for four years. Her previous work experience also includes construction association management, program management, and marketing and fundraising for educational institutions.
Melody has a dual degree in communications and political science from the University of Southern Maine.