Prior to becoming one of the most sought-after public affairs and communications consultants in Canada, Melissa has held high-profile positions across the most senior ranks of the federal government in Finance and Foreign Affairs and for some of the world's largest brands.
Melissa is a well-known commentator in Canada on political strategy and issues management. She is a Power Panelist on CBC’s Power and Politics, hosts her own weekly radio show on the Bell Talk Radio Network and her columns have been featured in Canada’s largest circulation newspapers.
Melissa is fluent in English, French, and Russian.
She serves on the boards of:
- Michael Garron Hospital
- Hot Docs Film Festival
- The Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee.
- Jewish Addiction Community Services (JACS)
Reason for running
Thornhill deserves a leader who will fight for us.
Who will demand a higher standard.
And who will deliver change as part of a Conservative government.