Training Institute Manager
As the Training Institute Manager, Melinda leads the implementation of in-person and virtual training services offered through the CBA Training Institute in addition to managing the development and expansion of CBA's core and supplemental curricula. Prior to joining CBA, Melinda worked at the University of Chicago's Financial Education Initiative writing a financial education textbook for high school students. Additionally, she spent over 15 years developing and managing financial wellness and matched savings programs for low-income audiences at Heartland Human Care Services in Chicago. Melinda is a Licensed Social Worker and holds a Masters in Social Work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada.