Networking, appetizers, and a cocktail party with wine begins at 5:30pm with a buffet dinner being served at 6:15pm. Cost for members is $30.00 and non members - $35.00. Area women in business are welcome to attend this month’s presentation. Reservations are preferred for this event.
To make reservations, please click here.
Melone will share life lessons during her talk, “Screw It, Let's Do It: Life Lessons I've Learned (So Far)”. She oversees all of the fundraising, marketing and outreach efforts of Mutual Ground, a non-profit organization serving victims, and survivors, of domestic or sexual violence. The agency serves more than 1,400 members of our community each year through their prevention programming, intervention services and on-going support.
She worked in the corporate world for 10 years, most recently at Kraft Foods, before leaving to work full-time in the non-profit sector. She has spent more than 20 years at various non-profits, previously serving as Director of Development at Fox Valley Hands of Hope in Geneva, Chicago Cares in Chicago and Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin.
Melone received her B.S. and M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is involved in the Rotary Club of Geneva, Rotary Club of Aurora, and serves on the St. Charles Cultural Commission. She lives in St. Charles and in her free time enjoys playing tennis, running, and hanging out with her three teenagers.
Meeting sponsors are WIM Fox Valley members and REALTORS® Kathryn Festen and Georgianna Sinnett of the Baird & Warner office in Barrington.