Melissa has twenty years’ experience working on foundation and government grants, as well as stewardship, primarily for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and NBSS. She joined North Bennet in 2015. Melissa is passionate about providing access to opportunity, improving lives and communities through education, and creative youth development. She volunteers for several organizations, including The Eliot School for Fine & Applied Arts, where she serves on the Advisory Council.
Melissa lived and worked in Venice, Italy for five years before settling in the Boston area.