Director of Fund Development and Community Relations
Melissa has excelled in development and leadership positions in the nonprofit sector for more than 10 years. Melissa’s passion for the nonprofit sector stems from her deep roots as a fundraiser and relationship-builder. She believes in the power of connecting supporters to causes they care about to change people’s lives.
Melissa is President-elect and Treasurer of the Association of Fundraising Professionals California Capital chapter (AFPCCC). Before joining the AFPCCC board, she was a member of the Education Committee. Melissa holds a B.S. from the University of Maryland University College in Business Administration.