Melissa Marsh, was hired in April 2005 as the Finance Director/Treasurer and was promoted to Director of Administrative Services in March 2006. Melissa served as Human Resource Director and Webmaster as well as overseeing several other departments such as IT, City Clerk's Office, Library and Finance. In July, 2009 she returned to the Finance Director in the capacity of Director of Administrative Services, still overseeing IT, Clerk, Library and Finance.
She was promoted to Assistant City Manager for Administrative Services in 2012, and to Deputy City Manager for Administrative Services in 2013. She was appointed Acting City Manager by City Council in 2018.
Melissa received the Master of Accountancy degree from Walsh College in Troy Michigan in 2004. She also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business/Finance from Tusculum College, in Tennessee. Melissa is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association (MPELRA) and the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association (MGFOA). Prior to coming to Madison Heights, she served as the Finance/Human Resource Director for Harrison Township, Michigan.