Melissa Leonard

Melissa Leonard joined NWEA in 2017 as senior manager of Product Marketing and Strategic Communications. She is driven by a commitment to fostering educational equity and has served thousands of amazing students, first as an academic adviser and then as the leader of a K–12 educational attainment initiative at a non-profit healthcare organization. In her work helping NWEA communicate about innovative, new solutions, she combines her passion for education with her interest in technology, derived from previous strategic communications roles in the tech industry.