Melissa O'Connor enters her third year as Assistant Director of Athletics Development at Washington University in St. Louis. O'Connor will be responsible for coverage in Chicago, Kansas City and Atlanta.
She arrived on the Danforth Campus after spending two years at the Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis. O'Connor spent one year as the Development and Events Manager, overseeing the A&E’s largest annual fundraiser in addition to managing the Young Friends of the Arts Board. She also spent time as Development and Events Coordinator and Development Assistant.
In addition, O'Connor worked as Director Sales and Inside Retails Sales Manager at Clara Williams Company for one year and was a Donor Relations Intern for fourth months at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies.
Updated August 1, 2018