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Alexandria, VA, May 31st, 2018 – BGSD Strategies announced today that Wes Melville has been named Principal. Melville will spearhead operations for the firm, as well as lead management consulting engagements for BGSD’s impact-focused business clients.

“I am thrilled to welcome Wes to the BGSD team. He brings unmatched strategic skill and operational know-how, and is fully committed to serving our clients as they work to launch and grow their businesses,” said BGSD President Michelle Coyle.

Melville joins BGSD from Booz Allen, where he spent 3 years focused on strategy, business process improvements, and corporate innovation. Prior to that, he was Director of Strategy at CapNexus, a nonprofit fintech startup and before that was with ZOU Marketing, where he specialized in delivering brand strategy solutions to clients entering the Chinese market. He earned his MBA at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2012.

“This move is an exciting one for me. I’ll not only be serving clients whose mission I believe in who are in need of immediate support. By helping these entrepreneurs reach their goals and advance their businesses, we are driving and accelerating positive impact on society at large,“ said Melville.

With the addition of Melville, BGSD continues to break new ground as the nation’s first political business consulting firm.

BGSD is a boutique strategy consulting firm specializing in scaling business growth for progressive political organizations.