Melissa Bank Stepno
Director of Client Services, Blackbaud
Melissa Bank Stepno joined Blackbaud in 2005 and currently serves as Director of Client Services for Blackbaud Target Analytics. She has worked in the fundraising and nonprofit space for nearly 20 years, spending about half that time as an Analytics Consultant. Her specific areas of interest include the impact of high net worth philanthropy on major giving programs and on helping organizations develop effective research and prospect management operations. Melissa sits on the Board of Directors for Apra and is an instructor for the Rice University Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. Previously, she has served on the boards of NEDRA, AFP’s Northern New England Chapter and Brandeis University’s Alumni Association. She received her BA from Brandeis University and masters’ degrees in Arts Administration and Higher Education Administration from Boston University.