As Chief Advancement Officer, Melanie Winklosky is responsible for public and private fundraising for BPE. Before joining BPE, she was the Vice President of Development and Operations at Mass Insight Education. Before that, she spent 13 years at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, including serving as the Chief of Staff to Commissioner David Driscoll. She holds a BA in psychology from Saint Vincent College and an MA in Human Development from Boston College. Ms. Winklosky currently serves on the boards of the Swampscott Education Foundation and the Clarke Elementary School PTA. She is the proud mother of two elementary school-aged children.