Lisa Marie Graves


Melanie Allen

2019 Legacy Leader

Melanie Allen joined Version Wireless in 2010 when the company opened a store in Weatherford. She now is the general manager at Communication Connection, a Verizon Wireless retailer, overseeing 15 stores in Texas and Oklahoma.


Melanie earned a B.S. in kinesiology from the University of North Texas. She worked several years at RadioShack Corporation in sales and was a manager and member of the new store build team at Francesca’s Collections and a manager at Curves for Women.


Melanie is a member of the executive board, an ambassador and chair of the Young Business Leaders at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. She is an ambassador and secretary of the Young Professionals at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the United Way board and on the membership committee of BNI Professional Partners.


Melanie and husband John have two daughters, Maci and Josie. An avid marathoner, Melanie completed her 16th competition in October and qualified for her third Boston Marathon.