About The Speaker
Melissa Hovey is the Marketing Director and Campaign Manager for SHARE Charlotte. Melissa has a 20-year background as a Global Marketing Director with Dell, Inc. in Austin, Texas and when a job change for her husband prompted a move for her family to Charlotte in 2015, she started volunteering with local nonprofits as a way to get plugged into her new community. In her role as the campaign manager for SHARE Charlotte she leads #GivingTuesdayCLT which has influenced nearly $20M in gifts to Charlotte nonprofits and inspired more than 11,000 new donors. In 2016, #GivingTuesdayCLT was the largest #GivingTuesday celebration in the world! Melissa is also the Lead Partner for SEED20 which is an onstage social entrepreneur pitch competition and is on the Board of Directors of Women's Impact Fund, a women's collective giving organization.