Jeff Melando is a philanthropic-minded professional who helps grantmakers strategically assess technology. As an account manager for foundation management technology solutions at MicroEdge + Blackbaud, he is passionate about ideas and ways to optimize processes so they are efficient and effective.

Jeff is a jack of all trades, master of pun, an avid Birdwatcher, and a fervent motorcyclist. He also proudly displays a framed rejection letter from NASA’s Astronaut Candidate Program on his wall (apparently they look for related education and experience).