About

With over 25 years of industry experience, Melissa Meeks & Associates has successfully partnered with leading and well-respected manufacturers both in the US and internationally. A multitude of awards have been earned by these companies for design excellence in concept as well as sustainability. What this means to our specifiers is that they can source progressive designs that are functional as well as appropriate for sustainable standards. Our team represents products which meet a wide array of requirements for making businesses function comfortably, facilitate collaboration, and assist with learning and healing. Equally as important to us is our significant commitment to the adherence of established budgets, communication, and providing assistance in a timely manner.

Melissa Meeks

Melissa has worked in the contract furniture industry for many years as both a designer and sales person at the Merchandise Mart and for individual manufacturers. She studied Art and Interior Design at both Purdue University and Indiana State University and founded Melissa Meeks & Associates in 1992 where she continues as Owner and Principal. Melissa is an active supporter of the Indiana and Kentucky chapters of IIDA as well as IDCI.

Susan Wertz, R.D., NCIDQ

Susan is a Registered Interior Designer, certified through NCIDQ in 1989, and has been practicing for many years following her graduation from Purdue University with a degree in Contract Interior Design. She began her career in Fort Wayne in 1986 at Lewis and Christen. Then joined Continental Office Furniture in 1989 as the Director of Design until 2000. She has been an associate with Melissa Meeks & Associates for the last 12 years.

 

Adam Searcy

Adam Searcy brings 11 years of industry experience, from multiple facets, to the Melissa Meeks team.

A native of Indiana Adam grew up in Elwood and attended Ball State University majoring in Interior Design.  There he met his wife Adrienne who is also an experienced Interior Designer.

Upon graduation he and his wife moved to Baltimore, MD where he was an Interior Designer until making the leap into the world of contract furniture.  Adam expanded his industry knowledge as an Account Executive for 2 years at a Teknion dealership before transitioning into his role as a Manufacturer’s Sales Representative for a multi-line rep group which serviced Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia, a role he had excelled in for the past 7 years.
Happy to be back in Indiana, Adam brings an important background in understanding the design process, the furniture industry, and developing strong relationships with designers, dealers, and end users, as well as the manufacturers he represents.  He and his wife look forward to raising their two young children, in the state in which they grew up and much closer to grandparents.