Desautels alumna runs for city council in Colorado


Melissa Youssef (MBA'91) is stepping into municipal politics in Durango, Colorado. She is a civically-minded member of the community and a successful businesswoman; Ms. Youssef is VP of the local Parks and Recreation Advisory board, and has served as President of the Durango Discovery Museum and VP of the school district’s Board of Education. She was founder and CEO of a medical billing practise, and previously worked in several analyst positions in real estate, finance and corporate banking. Ms. Youssef has advocated on issues like education, science, the arts and community, and has touched base with people throughout Durango to get their opinions on the issues.

Read more: Durango Herald, March 30, 2017