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Melissa Grannetino

Senior Director, Program Operations + Outreach Design


Melissa Grannetino is the senior director of program operations + outreach design for TFAS D.C. Programs, where she oversees the Leadership Scholars Program, assists with program recruitment, processes student applications, and plans events for TFAS Academic Internship Programs.

Prior to joining The Fund for American Studies, she led training programs, developed speaker series and special events, and assisted with fundraising at Foundation Center. Melissa has served as a member of the selection committee for Advancement in Management (AIM) Award Competition (formerly known as The Washington Post Award) and is a volunteer faculty member at the Leadership Institute. Additionally, she developed and implemented donor cultivation and stewardship programs at both The Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

She holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and sociology/anthropology from Denison University.