Melanie Senum

Account Executive Assistant

Melanie, armed with her marketing education and business management experience, is an aspiring addition to the VPG team as an Account Executive Assistant. She attended the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse where she obtained her BS in Marketing with an emphasis in Economics. Melanie’s professional experience includes organizational management, database management, marketing, social media, advertising, and team management. Her previous management experience has allowed her to hone her multi-tasking skills while also thinking quickly on her feet. Her close attention to detail and impeccable time management allows her to assist VPG Account Executives in a variety of capacities. She handles the day-to-day administration and coordination of our client-partner’s association and serving its membership. She coordinates all aspects related to welcoming new members, processing their dues, the administration of their certification program and their annual event. Event logistics and accommodations include working within the budget and working with the venues on preparing the food & beverage and audio-visual arrangements. 

Melanie’s 10+ years of customer service experience make her the perfect fit for member-facing requests and projects that come our way. Coming from Minnesota and having only been in Chicago for a few years, Melanie quickly fell in love with the cityscape and fast-paced nature of the downtown area.

What is your motto/favorite quote?
“Do, or do not. There is no try. ” – Yoda
When you’re not at VPG, you’re…?
Intellectually challenging myself in a virtual environment
If you could choose one person to meet (dead or alive) who would it be?
Julie Andrews
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Have a successful career as an Account Director that affords me access to the latest in gaming technology
Greatest achievement?
Earning my BS in Marketing