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Melanie Reynolds

Program Manager, UNC Tax Center

Melanie Reynolds is a Program Manager at the UNC Tax Center. Her background is in mechanical engineering. Melanie was a project manager at Ocean Spray Cranberries and Dunkin’ Donuts. Her responsibilities included equipment testing, process documentation, timeline management and weekly communication updates. While working on a donut optimization project her team applied for and were granted a patent for a temperature and relative humidity controlled proofing cabinet.
While raising a family, Melanie supervised PTA fundraising activities for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Her excellent organizational and project management skills helped meet or exceed fundraising goals for silent auctions, pancake breakfasts and school dances. Melanie’s volunteer experience also includes various non-profit organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill, Be Loud! Sophie Foundation, Girls Scouts and the Lake Hogan Farms Homeowners Association.
Melanie loves to bake sweet treats for her husband and three children. Her two Boston Terriers keep her very active. If she is not baking, Melanie can be found either reading or gardening.