Melinda previously worked as a contractor for a major technology company and in a variety of roles at a Pittsburgh-based advertising agency. She’s passionate about clear communication and meaningful collaboration. Melinda also serves on the Board of Directors for the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a Pittsburgh-based theater that fosters bold and innovative artistry, specifically centering historically resilient folks. Melinda is dedicated to the advancement of women – focusing time and energy locally on women-focused organizations, including Strong Women, Strong Girls and United Way Women’s Leadership Council. A native of Doylestown, PA, she attended the University of Pittsburgh. She moved to Pittsburgh permanently following her 2013 graduation with a B.A. in Economics and English Literature.
Melinda loves being outside – whether on a beach with a book, hiking a trail with her dog, or going on a long run to explore a new location.