Melissa Swader an award winning businesswoman in the State of Arizona and is a graduate of Arizona State University where she obtained her business license before graduating ASU with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree. That was 20 years ago! Swader comes with vast knowledge in the marketing, advertising, and graphic design business. She is also heavily involved in public relations and has established herself as a local and nationally recognized press writer covering economic development, commercial real estate and business blogging across the country.
She is ranked in the TOP 10 as a national CRE Blogger with The Broker List in back to back years, 2016, 2017, and in January of 2019, she was recognized for her work again in 2018. She has been featured in several national magazines and newspaper across the country, including a feature in Voyage Phoenix Magazine. She was named a business mentor for the nationwide event #bizwomen Mentoring Monday with the Phoenix Business Journal in February of 2019 held in downtown Phoenix.
Just a couple months ago, she was Named 'The Commercial Real Estate Marketing Wizards Influencing the Industry' by The Content Funnel. In March 2019, she was named #girlpower: Women Leading the Charge in Commercial Real Estate - a national recognition by The Content Funnel and served on a national #CREmarketing panel as an expert in Marketing & Social Media. She is a native of Phoenix and took such pride in being named '2018 Outstanding Women in Business' by the well-known & respected Phoenix Business Journal.
Melissa was the former publisher and Editor in Chief for her own exclusive business magazine from 2007 - 2010 to support the local businesses in Anthem and surrounding areas in the north valley. An avid sports fan, she also created a mini-magazine inside the main publication called "The Sports Zone" that highlighted sports for all the Anthem schools and the community.
e~Linda Day Harrision | Founder, The Broker List
"#FF Going #FollowFriday #oldschool to say you must follow @azPRninja and @ElevateBizMag - What Melissa is doing by elevating business in the community and in our virtual #CR#marketing world is incredible! Thanks Melissa for elevating all of us!!! #stickpower"
(referencing Melissa's selfie stick she takes everywhere)
~Patrick Radosevich | Inventor & Founder, Grill Grip
"We are pleased to announce that Grill Grip is featured in www.elevatebizmag.com an Online Digital Magazine. A special shout out to Melissa Swader for making this happen! She has been an avid supporter of GG from day one. Grill Grip - It's Got You Handled!"
~The Content Funnel
"What a honor to have our COO @MrsSarahMalcolm featured by @azPRninja in a "Special Real Estate" issue in @ElevateBizMag - Thank you Melissa! www.elevatebizmag.com #marketing #socialmedia #ICSCRECon
Melissa also serves as not only a small business advocate, she hosts one of the largest Elite Networking events in the North Valley Phoenix area every quarter. She brings the local residents and business community together for an evening full of priceless networking.
This event gives everyone an opportunity to meet other business owners and residents in the community looking for services and also a great way to build their network. Relationships are so important in business and this event is full of fun, food, laughter, drinks and so much more. For just 2 hours or so, you go with inspiration and are completely motivated by all the professionals you just met. To learn more about joining the next event in Mid-July, please contact us today!
If you can't find her in person, you can definitely find her Online - She can be seen on every social media platform out there. She runs the largest community Facebook network in the North Valley Phoenix/Anthem area.
To learn more about all the websites, Facebook groups, Facebook pages, please click the link below.
You will get to go behind the scenes with her during her Marketing & Media events and just simply post inspiring messages in business, marketing and life.