Melissa has lived in Marin for 15 years and in the Bay Area for 20 years. She is currently Chief of Revenue and Marketing for the California Academy of Sciences. Prior to the Academy she spent 25 years in Marketing, Sales and Operations roles in large and small Consumer Financial Services, Technology, and Product companies. Melissa is passionate about non-profit organizations and is a 6x Taproot consultant where she first became acquainted with Zero Breast Cancer as a Brand Strategist. She, her husband and 2 teenage kids live in Kentfield. She is motivated to have her daughter and friends be more aware about breast cancer risks than the generation before.