Michelle Leff Mermelstein, APR, has more than 15 years of communications and media relations experience in telecommunications and healthcare. She manages wireless-device public relations at Sprint. Before joining Sprint in 2008, Michelle was a senior account supervisor with Edelman Public Relations in Washington, D.C. and an account supervisor with Fleishman Hillard’s Washington, D.C. team. Michelle served as a public affairs associate for the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty society. She is an adjunct professor of strategic public relations at George Washington University. She previously taught public relations at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.