Richard Melcher

Principal

Richard Melcher

“Intensive listening, constant learning, deep engagement – that has been our approach with clients since we started. This keeps us energized and excited – and produces the best outcomes for our clients.”

Richard Melcher
Principal

Richard Melcher (he/him) is a founding principal of Melcher+Tucker Consultants. He assists clients with strategic planning and market positioning, media campaigns, content development, and in building strategic alliances. He brought to Melcher+Tucker more than two decades of award-winning journalism and management experience in media and Internet companies. He served as Bureau Chief of Business Week magazine’s London and Chicago bureaus, where he managed regional offices and reported on such topics as economics and finance, social issues, politics, and management. His reporting was recognized by the Overseas Press Club, a leading international education nonprofit organization, and the Deadline Club of New York for outstanding journalism. After leaving Business Week, Rick served as vice president of content development and syndication at one of the Internet’s leading news and public interest websites.

Rick is active in civic and public service organizations. He serves on the board of the Center for Investigative Reporting and is a member of the Chicago regional advisory board of Facing History and Ourselves, a leading international education nonprofit organization. He is also a member of The Economic Club of Chicago. Rick is a graduate of Duke University with a BA in History.

Office: 312-795-3550
Email: rmelcher@mtconsultants.com