Melissa McNamara joined Cousins as Vice President, head of Corporate Communications, in September 2019. In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing the communications and marketing strategy for Cousins Properties.
Melissa joined Cousins from Macquarie Group in New York City, where she served as Senior Vice President and the head of Corporate Communications in the Americas for Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), the world’s largest alternative asset manager. She previously worked in the Communications practice at Global Strategy Group, a public affairs firm, and in corporate communications at Accenture. Melissa began her career in journalism, and worked for several national media companies, including the New York Times and CNN.