CEO & Co-Founder, Melissa USA
Michele Levy is the CEO and co-founder of Melissa USA, which has exclusive distribution of Melissa Shoes in the U.S. and Caribbean. Melissa retails today in the United States in more than 500 points of sale, including the most prestigious boutiques and department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Shopbop, and many others. She previously worked at AS/COA, and prior to that, spent 10 years at Chase/JPMorgan in investment banking, capital markets, and project finance. Her last assignment was with the Chase Capital Partners/JPMorgan Partner private equity fund, where she was responsible for overseeing over $100MM in investments in Brazil, Mexico, and other countries in the region. A French-Brazilian national, Michele Levy has a degree in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo (FEA) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.