MFPRM Teams with Miami-Based Velocitas to Provide PR Fire Power

Miami-based digital marketing and PR firm, Velocitas, has teamed up with Melissa Flynn PR & Marketing to provide PR counsel and partnership across the agency’s robust professional services clients. The certified woman-owned firm, led by CEO Patricia Beitler, specializes in healthcare, legal, finance, real estate and technology marketing/PR. According to Beitler, “Partnering with Melissa Flynn PR is a strategic alliance that amplifies our commitment to excellence. Melissa’s unparalleled prowess and strategic insight have proven to be invaluable assets, enriching our public relations endeavors. Our collaboration is a testament to the fusion of expertise and innovation, propelling both Velocitas and Melissa Flynn PR to new heights.”

Our Expertise

Nearly three decades of B2C, B2B and non-profit public relations and marketing experience

  • Strategic PR planning & counsel
  • Market research & brand planning
  • Social media & influencer engagement
  • Executive visibility & thought leadership
  • Media and community relations

  • Content developer/writer for online/print
  • New business pitch strategy
  • Idea generation, presenting
  • Media & speaking training
  • “Big idea” generator/collaborator

Melissa puts her heart and mind into solving difficult problems and truly cares about delivering the best outcome for her clients. Not only is her work thorough and thoughtful, but she also provides strategic insight that makes her one of my “go-to” collaborators and a valuable partner with which to tackle any business challenge.

Jennifer Taylor
Chief Marketing Officer, Communities Foundation of Texas

About Melissa K. Flynn, APR

Providing business-impacting strategies for corporations and non-profits


Melissa Flynn

Skilled, experienced, strategic, connected, practical, and a pleasure to work with. Melissa has been the best PR (and marketing) partner I’ve worked with in the last 20 years. She consistently works to develop the best targeted strategy to match our short- and long-term goals, while always respecting budget guidelines to obtain desired results at an efficient cost. Highly, highly recommended!

Kelly Kubasta
Named Shareholder/Attorney, FBFK Law Firm

With nearly three decades of experience providing strategic PR/marketing counsel and smart, business-impacting strategies for corporations and non-profits – from Frito-Lay to Georgia Regents University to MD Anderson Cancer Center – Melissa’s passion is working with B2B, B2C and non-profit organizations to drive positive, business-impacting change.

She has deep expertise in strategic planning and C-suite counsel, new business pitch development and is an accomplished executive communications coach and media trainer.


experience-companiesPrior to opening her own consultancy, Melissa was a senior leader at some of country’s top PR and integrated agencies. Most recently, she was SVP/Brand Director at Ketchum driving new business and national strategy for retail giant Frito-Lay, as well as PR programming and issues/crisis management for various hospitality and energy-related accounts.

Before that, she was a Senior PR Director at The Richards Group working across the B2B, B2C and cause spectrum – from top retail brands (The Home Depot, Honeywell Automotive – Prestone, Autolite, FRAM, Pilot Pens) to cutting edge B2B brands (Revere Security – internet security) to causes (MD Anderson Cancer, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas).

Additional senior-level agency positions included extensive experience with digital PR initiatives, cause and pro-social marketing, as well as crisis communications and issues management for clients including Nickelodeon and Spike TV, Circle K convenience stores, Fruit of the Loom, MeadWestvaco, and Piggly Wiggly grocery stores.



  • Current PRSA National Membership – Committee Member
  • Current PRSA Dallas Chapter – Board of Directors
  • Past President – PRSA Dallas Chapter, PRSA SC Chapter
  • Two-time National PRSA Silver Anvil award winner
  • Dallas PRSSA/Charleston PRSSA – Guest Lecturer
  • College of Charleston (Corp. Comms.) – Past Adjunct Professor



  • BA – University of Michigan (Communications)
  • MBA – University of Tennessee
  • Accredited in Public Relations (APR)

Melissa currently serves on the PRSA National Membership Committee, the PRSA Dallas Board of Directors and is Past President of both the Dallas and S.C. Chapters of PRSA. She also has a passion for helping animals in need, and has served on several boards of the SPCA and Humane Society as well as provided pro-bono PR counsel to the National SPCA. In Dallas, Melissa also was a past Board Committee Member for the Dallas Arboretum PR/Marketing Committee.

  • PRSA
  • Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
  • Cancer Support Community North Texas

Client Snapshot

Past and present experience with the full spectrum of B2B, B2C and non-profit clients.

Keep in Touch

Contact Melissa Flynn PR & Marketing

Whether you are looking for fresh PR thinking and strategies, need help establishing your brand, or simply need smart strategic marketing counsel,
Melissa Flynn PR & Marketing can help.

Give us a call or email, and let’s start a conversation.