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New General Manager Joins Markland Mall Team

Kokomo, IN (7/27/2021) – Markland Mall has hired Melanie Sturgis for the role of General Manager.  

As General Manager, Melanie Sturgis will lead Markland Mall’s operations, while collaborating with the team to execute innovative on-property events and activations. She will engage with tenants and community members alike and represent the town center’s mission of serving as a Goodwill Ambassador. 

“I am thrilled to join the Markland Mall team,” said Melanie. “My goal is to ensure our town center provides the best experience for our guests. As General Manager, I’m committed to working with our team to ensure Markland Mall serves as a welcoming meeting place for the Kokomo community.”

Sturgis brings with her experience as the Area Marketing Director of five properties and a cumulative six years of experience in commercial real estate management, tenant relations, retail, community partnership, local events and community engagement and more. 


Melanie Sturgis 


About Markland Mall

Markland Mall is Kokomo’s premier shopping destination. The town center is home to more than 40 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Markland Mall is open seven days a week; Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday noon – 6 p.m. For more information, please call (765) 454-6940 or visit Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @MarklandMall and Instagram @MarklandMall