Melissa Katz joined the Gill Foundation in October 2020, serving as communications associate. In her role, Katz is responsible for operating the foundation’s external and internal communications to various stakeholders.
Katz comes to the Gill Foundation after working in communications in the sports and entertainment industry. Most recently she served as the Assistant Director, Strategic Communications at the Mountain West Conference after stops in the Olympic and Paralympic Movement and NFL.
Katz, originally from New Jersey, graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s in journalism and minor in sustainability studies. In her free time, Katz loves exploring Colorado’s beautiful outdoors and hanging out with friends. She has a goal to visit every U.S. National Park in the next five years.