Mel was promoted in 2015 to Financial Analyst at the Harrington Discovery Institute with shared responsibilities at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center’s Finance Department. She was hired in 2013 as the Business Operations Coordinator at the Harrington Discovery Institute. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve in 2006 and went on to earn an MBA from Cleveland State University in 2009. From January 2006 – July 2013 Mel worked in an administrative support role in Developmental Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. During her time at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital she oversaw two full time administrative support staff, implemented new processes, streamlined the operations of the department, and coordinated multi-disciplinary clinics with several pediatric subspecialty departments throughout Rainbow. Mel’s current responsibilities include invoice management, financial and grant reporting to University Hospitals and the State of Ohio, processing contracts and grant agreements, document management. In addition she supports the Harrington Discovery Institute with event planning, coordinating new software implantation, and works with the Directors on continuous process improvement projects.