Melissa came to Morristown Beard School in 2019 with 15 years of experience in higher education advancement. She received her B.A. in Business with a concentration in Marketing from Redeemer University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is a Blackbaud Certified Raiser's Edge Professional and manages the Advancement Office database. In addition, she assists with special projects associated with the Academic Scheduling/Registrar database. Born and raised in New York's Lower Hudson Valley, she now resides in Morris County, NJ with her husband and two children.