Vice President, Client Partnerships
Melissa has over 25 years of experience in strategic development, fundraising, and donor engagement. After beginning her career as a Banker in the Private Wealth Division of Wells Fargo, Melissa acted as Assistant Director of Planned Giving at Duke University Medical Center. Currently living in Connecticut, she coordinates development for Darien Library and has been an active member of several local boards, including Darien Library and The Community Fund of Darien, where she was heavily involved in fundraising, special event planning and communications. Additionally, she acted as Reunion Gift Chair for Davidson College and served as a Deacon for Noroton Presbyterian Church.
Melissa was an English major at Davidson College, where she also captained the Women’s Tennis Team. She is almost done raising three fantastic children and she still looks after a sweet yellow lab and a non-plussed but beautiful calico cat.