Melissa Stiles (Chair)

Melissa Stiles is a passionate development professional who works diligently to match donors’ goals with organizational needs. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as well as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation. With more than 21 years of development experience, she most recently served as the Director of Advancement for Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock.

In addition to work, Melissa enjoys volunteering. She serves on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Social Sciences and Communications (CSSC) Dean’s Advisory Council. She also serves as president of her condominium board association. Her career has also provided volunteer opportunities. In 2011, Melissa served as Chapter President for the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Arkansas Chapter (AFP-AR). The previous year Melissa was recognized by AFP-AR as the Outstanding Fundraising Professional.