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Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Melissa’s vast experience and knowledge gained over many years and different roles help to ensure a cheery welcome for all clients and a positive experience at Barry Plant.

Mel commenced her career as a Saturday receptionist and has never looked back after joining the Barry Plant group in 2000. Mel quickly progressed from an initial Reception position to Sales Secretary, Marketing and Accounts Manager then to Office Manager for many years.

Now as Operations Manager, Mel oversees the administration department which includes human resources, marketing, sales secretarial, accounts, technology, database management and reception as well as managing the trust accounting and the day-to-day operations of the office.

Additional to this is her support to the Directors where she is an invaluable asset. Mel has a strong real estate and legal knowledge, and an ability to resolve any questions or queries which might arise.

In her spare time, Mel loves walking the dogs, spending time with her family & friends and working on her small home-based candle business.

Mel is the consummate professional, reliable, competent and friendly and we know you will find the dealings with Melissa a positive experience.


  • Sales Administrator of the Year 2008 (Barry Plant Awards for Excellence) – Winner
  • Sales Administrator of the Year 2003 (Barry Plant Awards for Excellence) - Winner

Primary Location

Barry Plant
Noble Park

03 8710 0000

Local offices

Barry Plant

03 8396 1333

Barry Plant

03 8769 1888