Melissa serves as an Associate Director on EAB’s Research Partner Engagement team, and is responsible for collaborating with research project leads to ensure that the outputs are designed to meet partner institution needs and objectives. Melissa serves as an ambassador and connector at EAB, playing a crucial role in demonstrating the vision and value of EAB’s Research and memberships. She previously served as a Strategic Leader at EAB, specifically serving regional public institutions.
Before joining EAB, Melissa served as Assistant Director of Alumni Relations for The George Washington University School of Business where she focused on the development of programs and opportunities supporting the school and the engagement of alumni. Previous to her time at GWU, Melissa worked with several higher education institutions and non profit organizations in roles focused on leadership training and development, university housing and auxiliary services, as well as K-12 civic education.
Melissa and her husband reside just outside of Washington, DC and spend their time doting on their dog Harley, and enjoying DC’s vibrant food and theater scene.
Melissa earned her B.A. in Communication at the University of Kentucky and her M.A. in Communication with a focus in Media Studies and Risk Management at George Mason University