"Working with this smart group of people is its own reward."
Melissa Bundy
Communications Consultant

Melissa Bundy is an advertising and marketing specialist with 17 years of experience developing highly effective campaigns that increase product and program visibility. She has a track record of success in gathering client requirements, leading cross-functional teams, and developing excellent relationships with key stakeholders. Melissa can manage multimillion-dollar budgets, develop strategic communication plans, and execute successful product and program launches.

Melissa previously worked as a contract communications specialist and project manager with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the BioSense and STRYVE projects. At Lantana, she is responsible for developing the Lantana brand, managing strategic partnerships, and supporting business development. Melissa also provides communications support to client projects such as the Hospital Compare Support Contract (HCSC) with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Q & A

When you were 8 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a veterinarian because I love animals. 

What technological advancement can you not live without?

Not to be completely unoriginal but I can’t live without my smartphone. There is so much utility packed in that tiny little package.

Downtime: how do you relax?

A hike with one of my dogs near a river or some other body of water relaxes me every time.

My favorite movie is:

There are so many! The movies I can watch over and over are Fifth Element, every Star Trek, X-Men, Shawshank Redemption, Saving Private Ryan, Happy Gilmore, Mean Girls and Blade Runner.