Melissa Dunlap is a Senior Operations & Finance Specialist for the R Street Institute, where she is responsible for providing executive support to the whole staff and helping with the day-to-day operations and finances of the institution.  She currently assists the Senior Vice President of Operation and Finance with Expenses/Reimbursements as well as other various tasks, she also serves as an assistant to the Vice President of Implementation.

Melissa joined R Street full-time in August 2016 as an Operations Associate, since joining R Street she has taken on more responsibilities which evolved her job into her current title.  She enjoys helping out her fellow coworkers with various tasks and being part of the R Street Family.  Melissa previously served as the Health Office Manager at a Therapeutic Boarding School for At-Risk Teens as well as an NYS EMT.  She loves to read and play softball.  She currently manages a Woman’s Softball League in her hometown.

Melissa studied Communications/Liberal Arts at Broome Community College and Mansfield University.  She currently resides in Upstate New York with her family.  She finds great pleasure in travel and enjoying life through the eyes of her grandson, Joshua.