Melissa oversees the Marketing, FatherSOURCE Resource Center, and Graphic Design needs at NFI, and assists with Product Design. She received her BA from George Mason University in Communication, and also holds Certificates in Graphic and Web Design from Montgomery College. Before NFI, Melissa worked at MarketBridge, a Marketing Consulting firm providing go-to-market strategy and execution for Fortune 500 clients in the technology, healthcare, and financial industries. For several years prior, she was Marketing Director for a McDonald's franchisee, where she managed local store marketing and community outreach for 18 McDonald's locations.
In her free time, Melissa volunteers for another Maryland based non-profit, Hero Dogs, which trains and provides service dogs to military veterans. Melissa lives in Germantown, Maryland with her husband, and three Maine Coon cats.