Senior Development Coordinator
Based in Toronto, Melissa Leite joined Tides Canada in September 2011. As a member of the Development team, she manages and executes Tides Canada’s planned giving and direct giving programs and provides client support to Tides Canada fund holders. She also provides informational support to the organization and identifies potential organizations and individuals that share Tides Canada’s values.
Prior to joining Tides Canada, Melissa worked in retail banking at TD Canada Trust, providing customer service and financial support. Melissa holds an honours degree in Public Policy and Administration from York University and a post graduate certificate in Public Policy and Administration from Humber College. Melissa is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (Canada). In her spare time she enjoys reading, crafts, being outdoors, trying new recipes, and being an eco-conscious citizen.