Melissa Brandt is a Fargo native and graduate of North Dakota State University with over 25 years of experience in people management, budget management, brand building and community development. With a passion and understanding of the history of Downtown Fargo, she was the President and CEO of the Downtown Community Partnership, advocating for businesses, residents, and community partners focused on economic growth, vibrancy, and advocacy.
Melissa Brandt is passionate about her family, friends and giving back to the community and boards that she serves on. She has worked in complex business environments and has a strong understanding of teams and what motivates them. She is a proud mother to her son Caden and her 2 fur babies (Lindy & Bentley). She also loves to golf, explore the world, fashion and laketime.