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Melanie Frey

Assistant Vice President

513-271-9026 (Work)
239-313-8150 (Mobile)
3950 Virginia Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45227

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With more than 30 years of experience, Melanie is a detailed and well-rounded senior-level professional delivering expert management and advisory services to public and private clients in a broad spectrum of industries for all stages of design, development, and construction.

Prior to joining J. S. Held, Melanie was an Executive Consultant with Construction Process Solutions, Ltd. (CPS) where she provided construction management expertise as an owner’s representative, as well as providing constructability reviews, project estimating and construction claims analyses for project owners, designers, contractors, sureties, & legal counsels as a professional consultant.

Prior to joining CPS, she worked as a Project Executive and Senior Project Manager for local, regional, and national construction firms. Melanie has provided owner support and subcontractor negotiations, formulated and implemented corporate strategy, managed capital construction campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, and developed project budget and change management processes that increased efficiencies and profitability. She has held leadership roles on multi-million-dollar resorts, corporate offices, healthcare, higher education, K-12, professional sports complexes and correctional institutes.