Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)
Melanie joins the Stanford Conferences team as a seasoned event professional with fifteen years experience working on both the supplier and planner sides of the industry. Newly relocated to the Bay Area from Boston, Melanie previously managed events for the Boston Museum of Science, Bentley University, and Lahey Clinic Medical Center, overseeing the successful execution of a multitude of events including annual conferences, fundraising events, groundbreaking ceremonies and art gallery openings. Locally and most recently, Melanie assisted in producing events for the Governor’s Office, PG&E and Oakland’s Inaugural Running Festival/Marathon at the Oakland Marriott & Convention Center.
Committed to delivering quality service, Melanie avidly pursues continued professional development. This is demonstrated by her recent achievement of the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation and her active membership in Meeting Professionals International (MPI). She currently is a CMP University committee member for MPI’s Northern California Chapter.
Melanie has received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross, a Certificate of Meeting Management from Bentley University, and an Executive MBA from Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.