Melissa Early, Founder

Melissa Early serves as the President and Creative Director and has more than 24 years of experience in creative direction, art direction and graphic design, on both print and digital platforms in the marketing communications industry.  She’ll bring a wide array of award-winning artistic talent to your brand.  Melissa was formerly the co-owner, partner and creative director of B2 Design & Marketing Communications, LLC from 2002 – 2016.  Prior to her partnership with B2, she owned and operated Early Design Group, Inc. and has worked as a contract art director for many Cleveland area advertising and marketing firms.

Melissa has spent her entire career in design, marketing, advertising and public relations industries, and has worked on national and international client accounts in both B2B and B2C markets. She is also an experienced illustrator and fine artist and is an honors graduate of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.


For larger assignments and projects that require additional talents and services, Melissa works in tandem with professionals whom she has built business relationships with for several years.

  • Web Programmers and Developers
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Experts
  • Copywriters
  • PR Professionals
  • Print Production Facilities
  • Custom Display & Tradeshow contacts
  • Video Production Professionals