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Oakland, CA, July 12, 2021 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the leading global modern card issuing platform, has hired Melissa Frescholtz to be their new Employee Experience Lead.

Working closely with Ryan Bricker, Marqeta’s Head of Learning and Organizational Development, Melissa will be tasked with designing, developing, and implementing internal communications and employee engagement programs for employees on a global scale.

Most recently, Melissa was Senior Talent Development, Learning, and Employee Experience Manager at Ellucian, an EdTech company, where she focused on internal communications, culture, rewards & recognition, and DE&I. Prior to joining Ellucian, she was a Talent Development Manager at Neustar focused on the onboarding experience and supporting the development and launch of a learning management system in addition to LinkedIn Learning. Melissa also served as Learning & Talent Development Program Manager at CustomInk after spending more than 20 years at AOL is progressively senior roles including Senior Learning & Development Program Manager and Training Program Manager. She is passionate about connecting employees and offers an excellent blend of communications, employee engagement, L&D, and ERG/diversity collaboration experience.

Melissa earned a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Marymount University and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Virginia Tech.


Marqeta LogoFounded in 2010, Marqeta is a global modern card issuing platform and supports some of the world’s leading innovators at scale, including Square, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Uber, Affirm, Instacart, and DoorDash, by providing advanced infrastructure and tools for building highly configurable payment solutions. It is enabled in 36 countries worldwide and at the end of 2020, more than 270 million cards had been issued through the Marqeta platform. Marqeta completed its initial public offering on the NASDAQ on June 9, 2021, raising over $1.2B in cash.


Fleming Martin Color Logo Medium 72 PpiFlemingMartin is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with leading executives and boards of industry leading companies in the Technology, Financial Services, and Life Sciences industries to build successful execution-focused management teams. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who help their clients to identify and attract top executive talent that are foundational to their long-term success.