Vice President, Executive Director
Touchmark in the West Hills
As Executive Director, Melissa is responsible for the wide range of homes within the Clubhouse and Terrace lodges as well as the Vineyard and cottage homes. Her responsibilities also include overseeing the many ways Touchmark in the West Hills promotes wellness, such as the boutique-style Health & Fitness Club designed for those 50+ and the many enriching classes, events, excursions, and activities offered through Touchmark’s award-winning Full Life Wellness & Life Enrichment Program™. Services also include condo-style living, assisted living, early dementia support, memory care, and home care.
Before moving into her current role, she was responsible for Touchmark’s award-winning Life Enrichment/Wellness, Health & Fitness, and Marketing. She joined Touchmark in 2013 after working with the company for two years as a consultant through the successful consulting firm she developed and ran. Prior to this, she worked for 12-plus years at Daimler Trucks North America.
Melissa holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Portland and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oregon State University, where she graduated with honors. Passionate about building community, she serves on the Board of Directors for Touchmark as well as for Project Lemonade, which works to inspire self-esteem in foster youth.
When not at work, Melissa enjoys traveling, wine tasting, being outdoors, and golfing. She and her husband Chad have a daughter; the family lives in Portland.
"Traveling with family is one of my favorite things to do. This picture was taken in Florence, Italy."
- Melissa Conrad