Melissa Beck


Board Member, UCI Alumni Association

President, Anonymous Philanthropy LLC


UC Irvine – 2012, M.B.A., Paul Merage School of Business


Melissa is currently the President of Anonymous Philanthropy, a firm dedicated to helping individuals conduct their philanthropy in a more personally fulfilling and impactful way.  Melissa believes her purpose matches that of Anonymous seamlessly "to create meaningful, actionable and recognizable change in the world."  

Prior to joining Anonymous, Melissa served as the Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County & the Inland Empire.

Melissa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Economics from Northern Arizona University and an Executive MBA (magna cum laude) from the UC Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business. Melissa is a Visionary member of the Dean’s Leadership Circle at the UC Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business, serves on the advisory board for the Economic Self-Sufficiency Policy & Research Institute and the Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at UC Irvine, and the Center for Leadership at the Mihaylo School of Business at Cal State Fullerton. Melissa and her husband Harry live in Laguna Niguel with their three sons.