Melissa Bodford

United States of America


Charlotte, North Carolina

Mentored by:

Dilek Dayinlarli


Co-Founder and Chairman & CEO, uBack

Melissa co-founded uBack, which is transforming the giving industry with a new mobile, data-driven platform revolutionizing the way we give – uniting all the players – nonprofits, companies, donors – in one connected mobile, social impact community, where anyone can connect, give, and engage anytime, any-place – within seconds.  

Previously, as a managing director in Accenture’s Financial Services practice, Melissa spent 18+ years in the global consulting industry – serving senior clients to manage large scale, complex change and talent transformations within the Federal Government, Products and Financial Services sectors. Melissa held a variety of leadership roles, and most recently led the Human Capital Business Service practice for Financial Services North America. 

Melissa’s recognitions and awards include: 2016 40 under 40 Business Leaders Award by the Charlotte Business Journal, 2017 Google’s Global Start Up Grind’s Top 50 Recognition, 2016 Ventureprise Winner, participation in Accenture’s IGNITE Leadership Program for high-performing minority women leaders and a multi-year recipient of the Global Client Excellence Award for her engagements within Financial Services.