Portrait of Melissa Rubrecht

Melissa Rubrecht

Director of Employee Relations and Affirmative Action, Ball State University

In addition to his CFRE, Ben holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification that strongly influences his project-management approach to corporate and foundation relations. He regularly presents on organizational capacity building topics for environmental groups, has published articles on integrating technology into traditional non-profit work, and has provided fundraising training for a variety of audiences, including community groups and university faculty and staff. He and his family enjoy camping and hiking as often as they can, and Ben also gardens and keeps bees.