Board of Directors

Melissa Lee Alexander

Melissa Lee Alexander

Melissa Lee Alexander specializes in Information Technology consulting in the biotechnology industry and also co-owns a family winery and tasting room in her home state of Oklahoma. She received a BBA in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma, and holds an MBA from Tulane University. Melissa and her two daughters enjoy city life and reside in the heart of Boston. Her oldest daughter, Elliot Grace, was diagnosed in utero with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a severe Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). Through a series of three open-heart surgeries, Elliot is now a thriving kindergartner who, like her mother, raises awareness and funds to support CHD research by peddling cookies and lemonade every summer. In addition to her passion for CHD research and The Children’s Heart Foundation, Melissa is also on the board of Raising a Reader MA, and has served as President of the Boston Chapter of OU Alumni, and on the Board of Directors for Tulane University Alumni. She has been an active volunteer of the Junior League since 2006, most recently serving as Director of Communications.