Melissa Murphy, executive VP at Sunstar Strategic, has joined Allspring Global Investments as head of PR.
She worked more than 21 years at the Alexandria-based financial PR firm, crafting strategies for asset management clients.
Murphy began her PR career at Strong Investments.
Allspring, which has more than 450 investment pros, is based in Charlotte. It has more than $540B in assets under management.
Murphy reports to Debbi Tippett, Allspring’s head of corporate communications.