Melissa Mays

Certified Project Manager


Melissa Mays, PMP, has been managing projects professionally for over 10 years. Beginning in database administration, Melissa discovered a love of technology and throughout her career, she has managed to leverage it to creatively solve problems. Currently, she serves as Director, Project Management at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), a major nonpartisan, nonprofit educational organization.Melissa is passionate about education and considers herself a lifelong learner, earning certifications in many technology platforms. She has a B.A. degree in Government from Georgetown University and a M.S. degree in Information Technology with a certificate in Informatics from the University of Maryland Global College.Melissa lives in the DC area with her young daughter. Outside of work, she enjoys painting with her daughter, sudoku, and paper-crafting.


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"The "P" in PM is as much about 'people' management as it is about 'project' management."
– Cornelius Fichtner