Melissa Pizzamiglio comes to Heritage after a twenty-year career with the film and event industry in Los Angeles, New Zealand and Australia. She has developed her love for all things bold and creative through set decorating, studio makeup artistry, teaching, and event design. Designing and delivering experiential interior/exterior spaces and memorable environments are some of her most cherished and honored forms of art. Her robust experiences have propelled her into a life dedicated to the service and success of others.
As Director of the Seattle campus of Heritage School of Interior Design, Melissa unifies her core ethos of compassionate community building and teamwork to deliver a dependable and authentic leadership style. For Melissa, the support and success of our students and staff is her utmost priority. She is thrilled to continue guiding others with integrity and authenticity while creating meaningful, lasting experiences within the design industry. Driven by courage and determination, she takes pride in providing the best possible environment for growth and success.
When away from the office, Melissa can be found trying out new recipes, hunting for rare antiques, making any and all forms of art, and taking epic road trips into the wilderness.