Melissa Ingalsbe came to Stern with experience directing the speakers bureau at a NASA Research Park-based benefit corporation in Silicon Valley. Her work in strategic relations naturally evolved to include advising client organizations on executive education and customized leadership programs. Aligning leaders with the right experts to help broaden their understanding of the accelerated pace of change and technological forces at play, Melissa has found great fulfillment in seeing empowered executives and entrepreneurs leverage emerging technologies to solve business problems, problems in their local communities, and global challenges alike. Melissa earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Notre Dame de Namur. One of her favorite books is “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline and she enjoys health and fitness, exploring food as medicine, painting and traveling to learn about different cultures.