Marissa Allen

Posted on May 27th 2016

Marissa joined Meadows Office Interiors as COO in 2013 and has transformed the company’s brand within the marketplace to reflect innovation and inspiration. Her broad range of experience includes 20 years as a principal at multimedia marketing company IOHI, beginning in 1991. There, Marissa was responsible for the daily operations of both the New York and Oklahoma offices, ensuring that daily business procedures were efficient and effective with the proper management of resources, including distribution of equipment and installation on a global level. Marissa’s expertise fostered IOHI’s growth from a few hundred clients to well over 25,000, including Pep Boys, Laboratory Corporation of America, Papa John’s, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. She also helped expand the company’s product offerings to include digital signage and branded overhead music channels. In 2011 IOHI merged to form Spectrio where Marissa was responsible for propagating the Spectrio brand image throughout all aspects of the company. Spectrio was sold to a private equity firm in 2013 and currently has audio and/or video marketing solutions in place in approximately 50,000 U.S. and international locations. It currently ranks among the top five providers in the on-hold messaging industry.

Since her arrival at Meadows, Marissa has orchestrated the design and construction of Meadows’ showroom in Manhattan’s iconic Lipstick Building, as well as the complete renovation of Meadows’ showhouse on Manhattan’s West Side. She is charged with the day-to-day leadership and management of all Meadows facilities, including overseeing the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the company’s rapid growth objectives. Marissa manages ongoing marketing efforts, ensuring Meadows’ brand voice is clear and consistent as the company continues to expand its capabilities and offerings. Meadows is a nationally certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), currently ranked the 16th largest WBE in the New York area by Crain’s New York Business. In 2018, Meadows was named to Crain’s list of the Best Places to Work in NYC for the second year in a row.