Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Melissa Curtin has been named Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County after an extensive national search by their Board of Trustees, as reported by Eye On Annapolis. Melissa recently served as President and CEO of the Richmond, Virginia-based Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence, a Standards for Excellence replication partner and affiliated entity of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia.
Throughout her career, Melissa has served served in a variety of leadership positions at Corporate Voices for Working Families, the Forum for Youth Investment, Altria Client Services, Inc., Philip Morris USA and the National Conference of State Legislatures.
“CFAAC is the largest institutional grantmaker in Anne Arundel County, granting more than $1.5 million last year to area nonprofits. CFAAC is the only organization in the county that brings local donors together in an effort to harness the power of collective philanthropy to address critical social needs and to help ensure the health and vitality of Anne Arundel County well into the future,” states Eye on Annapolis.
Melissa became a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant in 2012. In addition, she is a certified leadership coach through the New Agreements Coach Training and Leadership Institute, and is certified to provide Emergenetics WETeam training and teambuilding.