Melissa Dentch serves as Strategic Leader for Research Member Success. Melissa brings deep understanding of higher education and non-profit management from her previous roles. Most recently, Melissa was a member of Georgetown University’s Office of Advancement, where she worked on a myriad of projects across board management, reunion and event planning, annual giving, communications, class-based engagement, and alumni engagement.
Prior to her work at Georgetown, Melissa served as a Campaign Manager at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in Jamaica, where her work focused implementing best practice environmental programs across various sectors.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys being active and outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. She is also a certified running coach, and enjoys working with athletes of all levels to define and achieve their running goals.
Melissa holds a master’s degree in Project Management from Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from George Washington University.