Christine Melendes

Christine Melendes

Associate Executive Director, Operations & Business Development

American Epilepsy Society

Christine joined the AES team in May 2023 as Associate Executive Director, Operations & Business Development. She has spent her career working to advance the missions of non-profit organizations. She brings decades of experience in non-profit management where she has built her career by cultivating significant partnerships, expanding market footprints, and navigating complex engagement roadmaps. With a deep understanding of breaking into new markets, multi-program planning and oversight, and strong cross-functional work in membership, partnerships, operations, communications and marketing, she leads the AES team to fulfill the AES strategic goals and objectives. Previously, Christine spent 10 years at the Association for Corporate Growth where she was focused on revenue growth, leadership, business innovation, product development, advocacy, and strategic assessment/evaluation. Christine earned an MBA from Loyola University Chicago. She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and is the 2015 recipient of the “Association Professional Achievement Award” presented by the Association Forum of Chicagoland and led the team at ACG on a project that earned the organization the 2016 “Power of A Award” from ASAE.


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Sep 11, 24 - 2:00pm
Transforming Your Membership Model: 5 Considerations for Change