Melissa Jackson

External Relations Specialist

Why LEO?

"Behind every poverty statistic are real people facing urgent and unrelenting challenges. LEO's pursuit of evidence-based strategies that can make a lasting difference for people in crisis resonates with me, and I am honored to support this work." 


Melissa Jackson supports LEO's marketing and public relations efforts. She has held communication roles in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business and Office of Public Affairs and Communications. She began her career as a journalist and also spent five years as a higher education fundraiser.   

Phone: 574-631-4392
Office: Jenkins Nanovic 4028