Melissa M. Frank
Central and Northern Ohio
Melissa Frank represents FirstEnergy's economic development function in the Ohio Edison service area, including all or parts of Ashland, Clark, Columbiana, Crawford, Delaware, Holmes, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Morrow, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Union, and Wayne counties. Melissa also is responsible for FirstEnergy’s relationships with site location consultants and corporate relocation consultants.
Melissa works closely with economic development organizations to support the communities they serve, FirstEnergy utility customers and prospects. Melissa has been an officer and board member for several state and national economic development organizations, including president of the Ohio Economic Development Association.
Melissa's career with FirstEnergy spans nearly 25 years and includes experience in customer service and sales, as well as nearly 20 years with the economic development team. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.