Melissa Coultas has joined the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce as the vice president of development.

Previously, she worked as the chief advancement officer for Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health. In addition to a strong advancement and fundraising background, Melissa is skilled in public relations, government relations, and marketing.

Coultas holds a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University – in political science and a minor in pre-law. She is a graduate of the 32nd class of Leadership Stark County and is a member of the advisor’s committee for the Stark Community Foundation Women’s Fund.

Coultas and her husband, Chris, live in North Canton with their son, Lance, and daughter, Lila Mae.