Charles J. Melichar

Consulting Partner

A Senior Consultant in Strategic Communications, Charlie works across the nonprofit spectrum, helping organizations create clear, compelling messaging that inspires engagement and support.

Charlie works closely with his clients to get to the essence of the organization’s story, particularly around fundraising campaigns. He brings a strategic approach to communication planning and how messages are delivered across platforms, blending analytics and creativity.

Prior to joining Marts & Lundy, Charlie served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations Communications at Vanderbilt University and Vice President for PR & Communications at Colgate University.


Franklin, Tennessee


  • Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, B.A.
  • University of Maryland

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