Melissa Waggener Zorkin

CEO, President & Founder, Waggener Edstrom Communications

To her clients and colleagues, Melissa Waggener Zorkin is renowned for her belief in purpose, potential and possibility. Under her direction, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has grown from a two-person communications agency in 1983, with Melissa and co-founder Pam Edstrom, to become one of the world's largest independent communications companies with a talented work force of more than 800 strong. Regularly connecting with her employees and developing future agency leaders are among her top priorities.