|Career:||Co-owner, Ackison Surveying LLC|
Melissa Ackison was a 2018 Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate for Ohio, losing in the primary.
Ackison grew up in Columbus, Ohio. She is the co-owner and managing partner of Ackison Surveying LLC. Previously, she was the owner of a staffing firm and was in human resources both domestically and internationally.