A 20-year company veteran, Melissa Andresko is Communications Director at Lutron Electronics, the leading manufacturer of smart home and smart building systems, focusing on light, shade and temperature controls. Andresko oversees the strategic creation and implementation of all North American Public Relations activities, including celebrity and industry relations, and develops communications messaging for Lutron’s residential business unit. In her role as Lutron spokesperson, Andresko appears frequently on national and local television programs as a smart home expert and speaks frequently at conferences aimed at the real estate market. She is Chairman of the CTA TechHome Board and a voting member of the Accessories and Communications Boards. With a passion for advancing women in the field of technology, Andresko runs the east coast mentoring circle within the Women in Consumer Technology association. Andresko holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA.