Melissa & Associates is a government relations firm located just steps away from the Montana State Capitol and state government offices.
From representing a Fortune 200 company to empowering rural communities, we go the extra mile to provide our clients with timely action, vital insight and the highest level of professional, responsive services. Capitalize on our experience, credentials and work ethic to gain support for achieving your goals.
Offering a powerful set of first-rate services
Melissa & Associates delivers a comprehensive portfolio of government relations services, from strategy development to final print. Our team is individually and collectively driven to provide our clients with the highest quality of professional, responsive services.
- Direct Lobbying
- Issue Advocacy
- Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
- Bill Drafting and Analysis
- Legislative Strategies
- Grasstops campaigns
- Grassroots campaigns
- Legislative briefing events
- Legislative receptions
- Issue monitoring and bill tracking
- Legislative transcripts
The Big Sky is not the limit
Melissa & Associates is a government relations firm located steps from the capitol building. We offer a portfolio of sophisticated services to meet client needs. From direct lobbying and running grasstops campaigns to planning memorable legislative events, our team consistently delivers exceptional results.
Melissa has 15 years of legislative and regulatory experience working in Washington, DC and Helena. Her professional career began on Capitol Hill where she worked for six years in the US Senate and for a national government relations firm. She then moved home to Montana and served three years as the Government Affairs Manager for a multi-state company. With more than a decade of legislative experience, she opened her own government relations firm in Helena. She has since developed a solid client base and a talented team of Associates.
Jill serves as Legal Counsel and delivers impeccable policy analysis and contract review services. Jill earned her bachelor's degree in political science with high honors from the University of Montana and the Davidson Honor College in 2003. She then earned her juris doctorate from the University of Montana in 2006. After law school, Jill joined the litigation department of Crowley Fleck PLLP. She has extensive experience in legal research, policy analysis and analytical writing. Jill continues to practice in the Helena office of Crowley Fleck.
Raquel is an award winning designer in print, digital, creative branding and information graphics. Her work is captivating and memorable, bringing our deliverables to whole new level. She does it all, from creating the sharpest issue advocacy pieces and PowerPoint presentations to executing groundbreaking corporate branding campaigns. Raquel started her career a decade ago and has since built, managed and directed design teams for companies of all sizes, from small studios to global technology consulting firms.
Giving back to our communities
Melissa & Associates is committed to helping the communities in which we live and work. We make a difference by supporting successful programs, volunteering our time and partnering with results-oriented 501(c) 3 non-profit organizations. Philanthropy is deeply engrained in our company's culture. Our contributions create positive change and help those most in need.