Melissa Pilgrim is co-owner and Chief Administrative Officer for Vista Photonics, Inc. She is responsible for the daily administrative management as well as resource allocations issues including long-range financial planning and budgeting, finance, business and contractual services, human resources, facilities planning and executive management of the company.
Melissa holds a BS in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Georgia and is a member of the National Contract Management Association. Before joining Vista Photonics full-time, she was an Assistant Vice President and Marketing Officer in the financial industry. She has over twenty years of experience in the areas of office, personnel, project management, marketing and financial reporting.
As CAO, Melissa oversees the following areas:
- Human Resources
- Contract Management
She also serves as the Chief Financial Officer and the Secretary/Treasurer on the Board of Directors.