As Development Assistant, Melanie supports the day-to-day operations of the Development team. She assists with database entry for gifts and events, and she prepares correspondences, documents, and reports.
Melanie graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Art History. After graduating she went on to work at a number of nonprofits in the Chicago area. Melanie has supported teams at the Art Institute of Chicago, Woman Made Gallery, and Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Most recently, she was employed at the Cleve Carney Art Gallery at the College of DuPage.
Melanie is thrilled to be a part of the CURE team, working to grow much-needed support for those living with and affected by epilepsy.