Leadership Team

Melanie Ottenbreit-SmithSenior Vice President, Advisory, Land & Property

With a background as diverse as Melanie Ottenbreit-Smith’s (AKA: Mel), LandSolutions’ clients gain great benefit from her keen understanding of business, making her a go-to resource both inside and outside of the organization. Her background as CFO, her advisory position on the CAPLA Board of Directors, and her leadership of the LandSolutions Health, Safety, and Environment program and EESG strategy have helped to form a strong foundation for her leadership style today. Her tenacity is appreciated by our clients and team members alike as she brings an innate understanding of the bottom line, governance, and human resources. Mel is a natural driver with a passion for serving the people that work with her and her clients. Above all else, she is recognized as a relationship builder who values client partnerships, consultants, and employees. Her “people first” mentality can be seen when she is developing teams, processes, and solutions for client projects. Her sense for people, combined with her collaborative and innovative problem-solving skills, produce a peace of mind for our clients that goes beyond bottom-line results, which her solutions also produce. LandSolutions benefits from Mel’s knowledge and character by attracting some of the top talent in the industry.