Melanie Shiree joined the Flatiron Institute in 2017 as coordinator for the Center for Computational Astrophysics (CCA). Prior to joining the CCA team, Shiree worked as an office manager for the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center and the Language Center at the University of Rochester in New York. She is co-founder of The Sharon Group, a communications company specializing in digital and social media. Shiree received an M.B.A. from Medaille College and a B.A. in communication studies from Canisius College, both in Buffalo, New York.