As a member of the Foundation’s hospitality and finance teams, Melissa serves as point person for contact with the community. She greets guests, answers calls, and fields requests from local partners to use Foundation meeting spaces. She also serves as an administrative assistant to the finance team, primary senior accounts payable clerk as well as other administrative tasks.
Melissa earned her associate's degree in accounting from Itasca Community College and will soon complete her bachelors degree in organizational behavior from the College of St. Scholastica. She has worked at the Foundation since 2006, and prior to that she worked in the non-profit field. She volunteers at several organizations in the local community. Melissa loves spending time with family and friends, and watching her son rodeo throughout Minnesota. She lives in Pengilly with her husband and family.