National Advisory Board

Melinda Mack is Executive Director of the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals. Previously, she was the Founding Director for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation program, Graduate NYC! She also served as the Acting Executive Director for the New York City Workforce Board, where she launched the NYC Labor Market Information Service. Melinda also worked in upstate New York in local government in both municipal finance and economic development. She received a Bachelor’s in Urban and Public Policy from SUNY Buffalo, a Master’s in Public Administration, and a Master’s in Regional Planning with a specialization in Housing from SUNY Albany. She is also a graduate of the Columbia Business School’s Senior Leaders in Non-Profit Executive program, the New York City Workforce Leaders Academy, and Leadership Buffalo.