Melissa Alexander

Melissa Alexander

Vice President


Melissa Alexander serves as Vice President for Foundry Commercial and works on the Industrial Services team in Nashville, TN. Melissa has more than twelve years of real estate experience focusing on the leasing, sale and development of industrial properties in Middle and West Tennessee. 

Melissa previously served as Principal of the Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) affiliate in Memphis, TN. She served as the only female partner and only female broker in the firm. In this role, she assisted local and multi-market clients with strategic planning and tactical execution of their real estate requirements. Duties included surveys, RFP’s, tours, procurement/oversight of multi-market brokers inside and outside of the C&W network, LOI negotiation, lease negotiation, BOV’s, financial analysis, mapping, business development, client communication and travel. Select clients included: Amazon, Peterbilt, Reading Equipment, V. Alexander, Mueller, Graham Packaging, Evergreen & CSI.

An expert in team branding and social media, Melissa has strong business and commercial real estate presence on Twitter and LinkedIn. She has been featured in Bisnow and is named one of the top Commercial Real Estate Influencers to follow on Twitter and LinkedIn by Duke Long. In 2016 she was named Top 40 Under 40 by the Memphis Business Journal.

Transaction Experience

  • Completed more than 3 MSF transactions with a value of more than $60 million 
  • Multi-market transaction experience in more than 20 states and ten countries


  • B.B.A. Belmont University
  • M.B.A. Union University

Community Involvement

  • Advertising committee for Blue Streak Scholarship Fund’s largest fundraiser, Taste of Jubilee
  • January 2018, Athens, Greece - Damaris House, assisting refugees/victims of human trafficking
  • Two-term, past board member of American Advertising Federation of Memphis
  • St Mary’s Episcopal School Grandparents Day Committee Chair - 2015
  • St Mary’s Episcopal School Grade Captain - 2016
  • Christian Psychological Center Past Board Member