Melinda Croes is a Senior Portfolio Manager with the Inclusive Economy Lab. Prior to joining Urban Labs, Melinda led the implementation of curriculum and content development, training, and consulting services offered through Credit Builders Alliance, a national non-profit. Melinda holds a Master’s in Social Work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada.