Melissa L. Bradley has more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment and leadership experience. She is the Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative and Executive in Residence at the Kogod School of Business at American University. Since 2012 Melissa has been a Professor of Practice at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sidecar Social Finance. From 2012-2015, she served as a Presidential Appointee under President Obama as the Chief Strategy Officer at the Corporation for National Service to the Director of the White House Social Innovation Fund.