Melissa Manson
Managing Director

Campaign Staff, GMMB

House of Representatives


Melissa Manson is a managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, where she has spent the last decade growing alongside the firm. After serving in a variety of roles during her tenure, Melissa currently leads client teams supporting the needs of corporations, trade associations, and coalitions both inside and outside the Beltway.

With a portfolio focused on financial services, technology, transportation, and M&A/litigation issues, Melissa is also an integral contributor to coaching and training efforts at the firm.

Prior to HPS, Melissa worked at the integrated advertising agency, GMMB, where she assisted the firm’s political team during the 2012 campaign cycle. While in college, Melissa interned on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Andre Carson (IN-7) and in the House of Commons of the U.K. Parliament during a semester abroad in London.

Originally from Park Ridge, IL, Melissa lives in Washington D.C. and is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where she received a B.S. in both Public Policy Analysis and International Business, and a minor in Spanish.