“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo da Vinci
Melinda Hagemann serves as the Executive Director of Development at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In her role, she works to connect donors to the many great people, places and programs at UCCS. Melinda works closely with the broad campus community including campus-wide scholarship programs such as Reach Your Peak. One of her favorite campus activities is cheering on the Mountain Lions at sporting events.
Prior to working at the University, Melinda was an advertising manager with The Gazette in Colorado Springs. Melinda graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Fine Arts. She is a graduate of Leadership Pikes Peak, class of 2013 and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southern Colorado.