Our People

Melissa Ferrell

Senior Director of Human Resources

Melissa brings more than two decades of Human Resources experience to the Avalon team. Prior to becoming Avalon’s Senior Director of Human Resources, she worked as an HR consultant to a wide range of businesses and nonprofit organizations, including Avalon itselfAs Avalon continues to grow and set the standard for nonprofit fundraising excellence, we are thrilled to have Melissa’s know-how to guide us in building healthy, inclusive workplace culture. 

When she’s not helping make Avalon the best workplace it can beMelissa enjoys all things pop culture, going out to “fancy” dinners, and travel with her husband, James, their twin sons, Dean and Daniel, and their rescue dog, Obi.