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Melissa Moye is a 1984 graduate of Earlham College originally from Mt. Vernon, Ind. and currently living and working in her adopted state of Maryland.
One of Melissa’s favorite memories of Earlham was her time on the Kenya Program of 1982 where so many people took the time to welcome and teach Earlham’s visiting students. Melissa was active in student groups during her Earlham years, especially the Anti-Apartheid Coalition.
Currently, she serves as the chief investment officer for Maryland’s state retirement system, heading an investment division of 21 professionals responsible for the state’s $38 billion trust fund.
Melissa’s earlier work experience includes economic research and teaching and working for a non-profit fair trade organization. She received a Fulbright scholarship for dissertation research in Spain and finished the Ph.D. in economics from the University of Notre Dame. Melissa joined the Alumni Council in 2012.