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Melissa Montgomery '06
Senior Director of Philanthropy
(573) 875-7576
msmontgomery1@ccis.edu

Melissa is responsible for furthering Columbia College’s strategy to maximize the impact of passionate philanthropists by engaging partners in the mission, vision and values of the college. She identifies and cultivates connections with new donors, stewards relationships with existing donors and builds strong partnerships with legal and financial advisors. She provides leadership and project management for planned gifts for donors, prospects, and other appropriate stakeholders. Through nationwide travel she assists alumni and friends with gifts of $25,000 and above.


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