Melissa Sommer

Vice President, Brighton Center

Melissa Hall Sommer is currently Vice President at Brighton Center which is a private non-profit community-based agency providing a uniquely comprehensive range of programs and services to achieve its mission of self-sufficiency in northern Kentucky. Melissa’s career at Brighton Center began in 1989, during her tenure at the Center she has had the opportunity to lead program efforts in the areas of Workforce Development, Early Childhood Education, and Family Development. This has included the development and/or implementation of best practice models such as the Center for Employment Training, Family Development, Every Child Succeeds, as well as the Financial Opportunity Center model. The foundation of this work has been a commitment to a family-centered and a whole-family approach. Melissa has worked to create a service continuum for families that builds on strengths and offers a pathway out of poverty, in order for them to reach their hopes and dreams. Melissa’s educational background includes a degree in Integrated Studies from Northern Kentucky University with concentrations in Leadership and Human Services as well as being a credentialed trainer of Family Development.

Melissa Sommer