STRIVE Names David Melendez National Vice President, Development & Communications

David MelendezKoya Leadership Partners congratulates STRIVE on the appointment of David Melendez as National Vice President, Development & Communications.
Founded in 1984, STRIVE’s evidence-based services have helped over 70,000 individuals prepare for employment. STRIVE implements employment programs nationally geared toward adults, youth as well as those involved in the justice system.
Koya was honored to partner with STRIVE on this successful search.
Melendez is an accomplished fundraising leader who joins STRIVE having held senior positions at universities, foundations, and community-based organizations. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Development & Marketing for the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, the nation’s largest private mission serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
His higher education experience includes senior fundraising roles at UCLA, Pepperdine University and the California State system.
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