Melissa Calise is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island where she earned degrees in Textiles, Design and Merchandising and Public Relations. Being the daughter of a local business owner, Melissa always had a passion for business and sales. After graduating, she began her career in retail management where she was involved in multiple aspects of business development. In that position, Melissa's passion for marketing grew which led her into a career as the Director of Communications for a national health organization. Melissa led multiple large-scale marketing campaigns including cable broadcast public service announcements and advertisements on Times Square billboards.
Her life-long love for design quickly developed into a passion for real estate and home design. Her background in marketing and sales, coupled with her passion for design made real estate a natural next endeavor. Melissa's transition to the real estate industry was also strongly influenced by her own experience buying her first home. She realized firsthand how important this milestone is in a person's life and more importantly, how crucial it was to have trusted representation there every step of the way to ease the process. Melissa is dedicated to being that trusted resource for her clients whether they are buying or selling. She is committed to providing quality service, building strong relationships with clients and most importantly, maintaining those relationships by communicating effectively.