Melissa Landsmann is the Director of Human Resources at TIFF. Melissa is a strategic, hands-on executive human resource leader with experience in diverse organizations, including non-profit and for-profit organizations. She has strength in all aspects relating to the human capital of an organization including employee inclusion, relations and engagement, change management, performance management processes and systems, compensation & benefits planning/management, and talent development.
Melissa brings more than twenty-five years of HR experience, primarily in the financial services industry, to her role at TIFF where she is responsible for talent acquisition and management; employee engagement; employee relations; benefits, payroll and compensation administration; and diversity, equity and inclusion.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Melissa is an active volunteer in several organizations including Cabrini University, City Year, Greater Valley Forge HR Association and Women In Transition. She currently serves as the Chair on the board of the domestic violence awareness and substance abuse organization, Women In Transition (WIT), and is the Chair of WIT’s Board Development Committee. She has served the Greater Valley Forge HR Association in various roles including Chapter President, Professional Development Board Chair, Summit Chair and Summit Programs Chair, Diversity Resources Board Chair, Investment Committee and University Relations Chair.
Melissa is certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and by the Society of Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional. She earned a Bachelor of Arts English/Communications and Psychology from Cabrini University and earned a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.