Managing Director of Operations
Office: JMB 311
Masters in Business Administration, Florida State University
Bachelors in Public Relations, University of Florida
Melissa Roberts is the Managing Director of Operations for the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at Florida State University. Roberts is tasked with leading JMI's staff, operations, budget as well as overseeing the marketing and branding of the organization. Prior to joining the Jim Moran Institute, Roberts served as the Director of Communications for the Florida Chamber Foundation, where she provided marketing and messaging for the Chamber Foundation's many project and research initiatives and planned the annual Future of Florida Forum. Roberts has also held marketing and communications positions at Enterprise Florida, Danfoss Turbocor and Ajax Building Corporation. Roberts currently serves on the Florida State faculty as a peer mentor for College of Business online classes.