Mishawaka, Indiana (January 10, 2023)Schurz Communications, Inc. (“Schurz”) is pleased to announce the promotion of Melissa Lock to the position of Chief of Culture and Talent Development, effective January 1, 2023. In this role, Lock will be responsible for ensuring employees are aligned with the Company’s purpose, vision, and values.

MELISSA LOCKLock has been with Schurz for 26 years and has excelled in each position she has held. Lock strongly believes in personal growth and development, and she has earned several certifications recognized in the field of Human Resources. Most recently she became a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. Her promotion not only reflects the value she brings to Schurz, but also Schurz’ increased commitment to company culture and the development of key talent.

“We are pleased to announce Melissa’s promotion to Chief of Culture and Talent Development. Melissa has played an integral role in driving the Company’s commitment to providing opportunities for employees to achieve their potential and aligning the Schurz culture to business goals. She has earned this promotion and is the right person to lead our cultural alignment, engagement, and employee development efforts going forward,” said Scott Schurz, the company’s VP of People & Culture.

Lock has served in several roles in our media and broadband divisions and has served the past eight years as the Director of People & Culture for Schurz. Lock plays a critical role in formalizing the way we work, communicate, and how we take care of our employees. She is a trusted advisor to leaders across Schurz. Lock has served as a Director on the Schurz Communications Foundation, Inc. Board since 2021.

Lock lives in Michigan with her husband and teenage daughter. Her son is a student at the University of Indianapolis. She has heart for helping people and loves pointing out the unique value individuals offer.

About Schurz

Schurz is a family-owned corporation that has been helping businesses, communities and individuals make meaningful connections for five generations. The Schurz legacy began in newspaper publishing, radio, and television, and today, the company remains committed to making information more accessible through the platforms and technology of the digital age. Schurz Communications’ recent investments include regional broadband companies and cloud managed services providers, and the company’s portfolio also includes a variety of minority investments. For more information, visit: www.schurz.com.

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