Melinda Buchheit directs the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s communications and works with program teams to develop strategies that support the goals of each initiative. Before joining our team in 2015, Melinda completed a term of service with AmeriCorps and spent five years working in the film industry in production and marketing. She received her undergraduate degree from Montana State University and her graduate degree in communication strategy from the Purdue University Brian Lamb School of Communications. Melinda lives in Bozeman with her family and black labs, Piper and Rook.