Melissa Rosenberg (Special Events & Development Operations Manager, she/her) brings over six years of professional non-profit arts fundraising experience as Hubbard Street’s Individual Giving Manager. Growing up in Austin, TX, she got her first taste of fundraising in high school by organizing silent auctions and sponsor support for a summer stock theatre company and has never looked back! Most recently serving as the Individual Giving & Donor Relations Manager at Writers Theatre, her previous positions in development have brought her expertise in special event execution, annual fund planning, and curating meaningful relationships with institutional contributors. Melissa is passionate about enhancing the Chicago performing arts community and making live performance accessible to all. She is an avid traveler, coffee drinker, and dog lover.