Melissa Chen applies practical experience in business development, contract negotiation, strategic analysis and project coordination to help clients purchase and sell real estate in Washington.
Prior to joining Evers & Co. Melissa developed project management policies and procedures for AIS Development, a subcontractor for USAID funded programs. From 1997-2003 she worked in the biotechnology industry developing business leads and negotiating contracts for ZYCOS Inc. in Lexington, MA. With a real penchant for travel, Melissa has also spent a number of years in Asia working in Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and French.
Melissa is a transplant from the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her BA in Economics from UC Berkeley and her Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She has also completed one year of law school with honors distinction at George Washington University Law School.
Melissa lives in Dupont Circle and enjoys using her skills to help buyers find the best possible place and to market properties for sellers so that they will achieve the maximum price and terms.