Prior to joining the BPC admin team, Melinda Morris worked for several nonprofit and for profit organizations. Her background includes setting up account systems, systems conversion, and audit preparation. In addition, having a keen eye for numbers, she has cleaned up and managed finances for many small to medium business in the Bay Area. Over the years, while always keeping a hand on finances, she also owned and operated a payphone business and continues to be a respite provider for children with special needs. Ms. Morris has a B.S. in business administration from the University of Phoenix. She volunteers at City of Oakland special events, and enjoys spending time with family and dancing.