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Melissa von Stade

Melissa von Stade

Assistant Head for Development
B.A., Denison University
Coates Coleman

Appointed assistant head of school for development in 2013, Melissa came to Peddie from The University of Pennsylvania. In her ten years at Penn, she served most recently as assistant dean for advancement, alumni relations and communications for the School of Veterinary Medicine. Melissa previously served as director of development at the Morris Arboretum, spent five years in the development office at Harvard, and worked for several years in independent and non-profit strategic planning and campaign consulting as vice president for the Wayland Group in Sudbury, MA. She is a graduate of Taft School and Denison University.