Melissa Bradley is the General Manager and co-owner of Snell Motors. In her role, she oversees daily operations and accounting for the company’s Buick/GMC/Cadillac dealership and Snell Auto Wash. Melissa graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a degree in Economics. In 2013, she graduated from the National Auto Dealers Association’s Dealer Academy in Washington D.C., which gave Melissa the skills and experience to run any department within a dealership. And she’s had to put those skills to the test over the last 13 years. In 2016, Melissa was honored as a recipient of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s “CFO of the Year” for Medium Private Companies. Melissa has also received the honor of being named one of the “YWCA Young Women of Distinction.”
Outside of Snell, Melissa is an advocate for automotive dealer issues in legislation at the state and federal level; she is a member of the National Auto Dealers Next Generation Dealers; and she is involved in several Mankato-area nonprofits including Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation and Feeding our Community Partners Board. Melissa and her husband, Spenser, enjoy traveling, spending time on the lake, and spoiling their dog, Blarney.
Melissa was appointed to the Mankato Area Foundation Board of Directors in 2019. She currently serves on the Marketing committee.