Melissa is Vice President of Cumby Development where she oversees the strategic operations from land acquisition to entitlements, while maintaining the Cumby Group’s brand image throughout project development and construction. Being a key leader in the company, Melissa brings strong communication and organization to enable an integrated unified platform for our team members, creating clear progress through all stages of development and construction. With previous experience focusing on communication, sales and marketing, Melissa’s passion for the Austin real-estate industry can be traced back over a decade, expanding health care facilities, leading sales efforts, and establishing new real estate divisions.
When Melissa is out of the office you can find her working out with her husband and son a couple times a week. Staying healthy and fit are two important aspects of Melissa’s life, but it is well balanced with a good cookout, time on the lake or exploring the local brewery’s and wineries with friends. When the Texas heat kicks in, you can follow Melissa and her family to a place with cooler climate to unwind and explore.
Being an active leader in her community, Melissa serves as the Vice President of Special Projects on the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin Board (HBA). Also, serving on the boards of the Austin Infill Coalition (AIC), HomeAid Austin and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Her love for Austin, Texas and the development industry are what drives her to inspire others to think outside of the box, connect with our neighbors and create unique projects that add character to the communities we develop in.