Employee Spotlight

​Melbourne Regional Chamber Welcomes Two New Directors 

The Melbourne Regional Chamber (MRC) welcomes its new Events & Communications Director, Meg Richey, and its new Director of Policy and Government Affairs, Nathan Meloon, to its team.
Meg Richey brings over 13 years of experience in communications, non-profit management, and event planning. Prior to joining MRC, Meg served as the Marketing & Development Administrator for the City of Melbourne. Meg earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Miami (Ohio) University and is currently seeking her Masters of Public Administration at Florida Institute of Technology. She has actively served on several MRC committees and councils since 2015, and was a founding member of the ENGAGE Young Professionals. Enthusiastic about building community and making meaningful connections, Meg has worked for several organizations where she elevated communications strategies, engaged new audiences, and executed large-scale events and value-added programming. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Meg resides with her husband in Melbourne. They enjoy traveling, exploring Brevard County, and are avid sports fans.
​Nathan Meloon brings several years of public policy and government affairs experience to MRC. Prior to joining MRC, Nathan served as the Deputy Legislative Affairs Director for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Nathan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Political Science from Florida State University and his Juris Doctor from the Florida State University College of Law. He is also a member of the Florida Bar. Nathan is an effective communicator who understands how government relations and public policy impact the business community and membership-at-large. A fifth generation Central Floridian, Nathan resides with his wife in Satellite Beach. They enjoy running, fishing, reading, and watching the Florida State Seminoles.
“Both Meg and Nathan bring a wealth of talent, experience, and energy to the chamber team. I am excited to add them to the dynamic staff already in place and look forward to the value they will add for our chamber members,” said Michael Ayers, President/CEO of the Melbourne Regional Chamber.