After an extensive search led by Technology First’s Board of Directors, we are proud to announce that Melissa Cutcher has accepted the position of Executive Director to begin February 1, 2020. Melissa will be stepping into the leadership role currently held by Marcia Albers who will be retiring March 31st.
Melissa’s professional achievements include leading many facets of a non-profit organization, having been with the Better Business Bureau for over fourteen years and most recently was their Chief Business Officer. Her responsibilities included relationship and financial management as well as oversight for their Women in Business Networking program. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in organization management and MBA in organization leadership from Bluffton University.
Melissa has been in the Miami Valley since 1985 and is a contributing member to many groups and organizations. She enjoys connecting people, golf, reading books, spending time with her daughter Ashley, husband Jeff, and puppies Cooper and Bailey.
It has been said “Melissa is a person of strong character and integrity and expects that of others. She is very objective and realistic while being a self-starter and innovative”.
As Executive Director, Melissa will lead the promotion of Technology First, ensure revenue growth, manage the operational budget and drive expansion of provided services in support of the region’s IT industry.