Melida Galvez joined The John A. Hartford Foundation on June 9, 2015, and works with the financial team as a Senior Accountant keeping the books and records of the Foundation. This involves performing the accounts payable process, and maintaining accounting and investment records. In addition, she also provides support to the Administrative Assistant, Kevin De La Cruz, with general office duties, a variety of clerical activities, and purchasing office supplies. Prior to joining The John A. Hartford Foundation, Ms. Galvez spent two years at a CPA firm handling all aspects of the account receivable procedures. She earned her BS in Accounting from Lehman College, New York.