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Melissa Fleischut

Melissa Fleischut

President and CEO, New York State Restaurant Association

Melissa Autilio Fleischut, President & CEO, NYSRA holds the reins of the premier hospitality association in New York State, wielding her influence as the foremost advocate for the state's hospitality sector. With a pivotal role in advocacy, she represents the Association in liaisons with the National Restaurant Association and the Council of State Restaurant Associations.

With an impressive tenure of 25 years with the Association, Melissa, as President and CEO, has spearheaded a remarkable transformation. Through strategic rebranding and restructuring initiatives, she has propelled the organization forward and has positioned it for robust growth and continued service to the restaurant industry for years to come.



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