As director of business operations for Southern California Public Radio, an affiliate of National Public Radio, and consultant to non-profit children’s and theater groups, Melanie Sauer-Beegle’s financial expertise is welcomed on Here to Serve’s advisory board.
Sauer-Beegle’s background is an eclectic mix of education, management and non-profit causes. Though her bachelor’s degree is in accounting, she also holds a master’s degree in education administration and human development and was employed by the University of Southern California and Scripps College. Melanie has blended her background in education, accounting and finance by teaching online courses in Finance and Accounting for the MBA program at St. Georges University in Grenada, West Indies. She also serves on regional associations and boards and speaks at national conferences.
She received an MBA in finance strategy at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management — while attending the program, the college recruited her as associate director for its executive management program.