As a North Alabama native and the latest addition to the Flourish team, Merritt Malone is very excited about serving her community. Merritt is a recent graduate of the University of North Alabama where she received a bachelor’s degree in public relations. During school, she was heavily involved on her campus serving as secretary for the public relations student organization, PR Director for various Greek organizations, and a former member of the Pride of Dixie marching band.
Her background includes working for both Athens Main Street and the Shoals Chamber of Commerce. At Athens Main Street she planned the popular downtown event, Fridays After Five, and worked closely with local restaurants and shops to create a fun environment for the community. Her work at the Chamber covered multiple businesses with weekly blog spotlights.