Melissa Reed is Senior Principal, State and Local Government Relations at Park Street Public. Melissa Reed has extensive government relations, lobbying, and policy experience serving clients at the state and local levels of government. Prior to Park Street Public, Melissa served as an executive at MZA+Co. She served as the Senior Government Relations Representative for the City of Minneapolis for more than 11 years. In that role, she led public policy and lobbying efforts on issues related to public finance, capital investment, transportation, jobs and economic development, public safety and criminal justice reform, and regulatory matters at the state and federal levels. Melissa holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in Public Policy with concentrations in Women and Public Policy, and Lobbying and Advocacy, from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.