Melissa is a Senior Associate in Third Sector's Boston Office. She works with stakeholders across different focus areas to support the social sector's transition to a performance-driven and outcomes-based model. Prior to joining Third Sector, Melissa spent three years with Accenture Strategy working on cross-functional and cross-industry engagements to help clients in the private, public, and non-profit sectors find creative and applicable solutions to their pressing C-suite issues, such as growth and innovation, operating model design, and differentiated customer experience.
Melissa graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a BA in Public Policy and a certificate in Markets and Management. She also completed an honor's thesis for her Public Policy degree on the differences between international food aid policy in the U.S. and the U.K. and the political forces, systems, and strategies that led to their diverging policies.