Melanie Moore


Dr. Melanie Moore is Chief Executive Officer of Oakland Thrives. An experienced, strategic social sector leader specializing in innovation, collaboration, and collective impact in public-private partnerships, she was a professional evaluator for over 15 years, leading projects assessing the impact of youth development, school reform, community development programs, capacity-building initiatives, and funder networks. As a strategic leader in the social sector for over 10 years, Melanie has created strategies for achieving community and population-level results in governmental, nonprofit, and philanthropic organizations. Dr. Moore was the lead evaluator for the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Families' first comprehensive outcomes-based evaluation, and also led the Department's citywide strategic planning efforts for the Mayor's Children's Cabinet.