Melinda Walker

Book Nerd. Tree Hugger. Plant Mom. 

Melinda Walker has worked in communications and public affairs for more than 15 years and brings both agency and in-house experience to her role. Melinda provides her clients with strategic counsel in all aspects of integrated communications including issues and brand management, community relations, media relations, and crisis communications.

Prior to joining E&V, Melinda served as the director of corporate communications at Wolfspeed, where she managed internal and external communications for the manufacturing company, earning the organization international attention as it sought to disrupt the electric vehicle industry. Melinda also provided strategic communications counsel in the public and private sectors for technology, manufacturing, and healthcare industries.

A native Californian, Melinda earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Santa Barbara before moving to the East Coast, where she received her master’s in media and public affairs from The George Washington University. Melinda lives in Holly Springs with her husband , three young children, dog, and cat. You can often find her hiding out in her hammock with a book, baking with her daughter, or shuttling her kids to lacrosse practice.