Melissa joined the I.T. Center of Excellence in June 2020 as a Program Specialist. In this role, she works cross functionally on various projects and manages the Career Readiness program. Prior to working with the IT Center of Excellence, Melissa spent 15 years in higher education positions, most recently at Capella University as a Project Manager/Business Analyst.
Melissa earned a Master’s degree in Higher Education and a Doctor of Education degree from Capella University. She currently lives in St. Paul with her husband and daughter. In her free time she likes traveling to Winona or Garrison, MN to see family and spend time at their lake place.