Charlie Melichar

Senior Strategist

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We push institutions to demonstrate relevance, impact, and most importantly, how philanthropic support is essential to their fundamental mission.

Charlie joined Marts & Lundy as a senior consultant in 2013. He currently serves on the firm’s board of directors. He brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience in communications and marketing, primarily serving the nonprofit sector.

He previously served as Associate Vice Chancellor at Vanderbilt University, overseeing Development and Alumni Relations Communications as part of their $1.96 billion campaign. He was Vice President for Public Relations and Communications at Colgate University, where he oversaw all aspects of the communications program. He is an active member of CASE and PRSA, and is a frequent speaker on topics related to strategic communications, engagement, and digital media.

And when he's not working...

Charlie lives in Franklin, TN, where he and his wife Kristen are raising four children. Most of their time is spent chasing kids, with brief moments of perceived control.

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