Melissa Hoar

Communication & Development Manager

804-828-6901 x115

MH Portrait for Website

Melissa is responsible for managing The Doorways’ annual appeals and foundation grants, including proposal development, research, outreach and relationship-building with both existing donors and prospects. She is also responsible for creating and producing the annual report and providing content and creative support for the organization’s capital campaign, newsletters, website and marketing materials. Melissa has over 20 years of communication and marketing experience in a wide variety of industries, including health care, medical policy, health insurance, sales and business development. She has a BS degree from James Madison University. She is delighted to be part a dynamic organization that’s living out its mission every day.

To contact Melissa:
[email protected]
804-828-6901 ext. 115

My first job: I repaired textbooks for Hanover County Public Schools

Something most people don’t know about me: As a child, I was a model for Miller & Rhoads catalog

Some of my hobbies include: Hiking, gardening and spending time outdoors

My favorite spot around town is: My back porch, or the Iron Horse Restaurant in Ashland!

My favorite line of our mantra is: "We believe life is meant to be shared."

My favorite season is: Fall!