Experience and commitment to increase your influence and impact

We are a nimble, boutique agency with a long-established network of public relations experts, graphic designers, web programmers, and videographers adding to our capabilities.

We are passionate about promoting our clients’ work, from groundbreaking research, to equity and access in education, to ending hunger, to architecture that influences the way we work and live, and so much more. From start-ups to mature organizations, we have experience elevating the work of organizations of all sizes. Our team combines experience in media, marketing, and technology. Our service on nonprofit boards deepens our commitment to communities and the public interest. All of this enriches our capabilities to serve you with informed, honest, and productive counsel.

Founders Anne Tucker and Richard Melcher joined forces in 2000 to bring years of marketing and communications experience across multiple sector to high-level impact to purpose-driven organizations. By design, we have remained small to stay nimble, able to respond quickly to client needs, and to ensure that the principals are involved in all projects. Our range of partnerships also means that we are able to expand to meet the full needs of clients.

Importantly, from the start, we have been committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, from recruiting and setting pay to promoting to ensuring that all voices are heard and respected.

Our Partnerships

Our partnerships with like-minded organizations allow us to extend our capacity to serve clients with services they may need. We would like to highlight and thank two partners, in particular: Public Communications Inc. (PCI), pcipr.com, a leading independent marketing and communications firm serving clients across the country, and Taylor Bruce Design Partnership, taylorbruce.com, a leading design and branding firm.


With decades of marketing and communications insights gained across multiple sectors, we turn the challenges of business, technology, social, and public policy issues into opportunities.


You have the assurance that the Principals will be directly involved – listening, learning, asking questions.


Our promise is to produce the highest quality work and achieve the greatest success for you.


Working with Melcher+Tucker Consultants, our clients have successfully expanded programs, reached new audiences, responded to challenges, and increased influence and impact.