VP for Advancement York Tech Community College

Melanie E. Jones is an experienced fundraising and marketing professional with extensive
experience in developing and expanding advancement programs at institutions of higher
learning. She is an energetic and transformative leader committed to advancing the community
in which she lives and serves.

Currently, she serves as the Vice President for College Advancement at York Technical College
in Rock Hill, SC where she also serves as the Executive Director of the York Technical College
Foundation, Inc. Her previous work experience includes Allen University (Columbia, SC), Saint
Augustine’s College (Raleigh, North Carolina), and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
She has been an active volunteer and recognized community leader, currently serving on several
boards to include Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation, Piedmont Medical Center,
Wells Fargo, Arts Council of York County, Council for Advancement and Support of Education,
and more.

She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority, Inc., Rotary International, and a host of other professional and civic organizations.
Melanie is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

She earned her bachelor’s degree from
Spelman College (Atlanta, Georgia) and a master’s degree from Tennessee Technological
University (Cookeville, Tennessee).