Owner, Durham Distillery
Melissa serves as President/CEO of Durham Distillery and has a degree in Physics from Bryn Mawr College. Her professional expertise, however, is as a savvy marketing and operations executive with over two decades of experience. Melissa also recently served as Vice President of the Distilling Association of North Carolina, has lobbied for the industry to the U.S. Congress in Washington D.C. and spoke as an invited expert on gin for the American Distilling Institute. She is also a member of Les Dames d ‘Escoffier and Women of the Vine & Spirits.