Melissa Farley

Public Services
Title: Public Services Manager
Phone: 989-837-6902
Melissa Farley

Initially hired as the Downtown Development Authority Events Coordinator in December 2020, Melissa Farley was promoted to Public Services Manager in June 2021. 

Originally from the Essexville area, Farley comes to the City after serving for six years at the Midland Business Alliance (MBA), where she held several titles including Director of Innovation & Small Business and Director of MBA Events. Previous to the MBA, she served as the Dow corporate volunteer manager with United Way of Midland County and as the marketing and promotions coordinator for Downtown Bay City. Farley holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a specialization in public relations from Michigan State University and has significant experience in event coordination, community relations, and strategic planning.


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