Ms. Melissa Purdy Mines serves as senior vice president of client success at Bulldog Solutions, a marketing agency headquartered in Austin, Texas. She previously was head of global brand content for Cisco Systems, served as director of marketing and communications for NetSolve, Inc., and was a marketing manager for the 3M Corporation.
Ms. Mines earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and organization communication from Baylor University in 1990 and was elected permanent class president for the Class of 1990. She then attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned both an MBA and a Master of Public Affairs in 1996.
She has served as a member of the President’s Leadership Circle and the Baylor Bear Foundation. She and her daughter volunteer with a wide variety of non-profits around the greater Austin area through her involvement in National Charity League. She is a sought-after mentor and advocate for women and men as they seek to evolve their personal and professional careers. She also participated as a committee member of Austin’s E3 Foundation, a foundation dedicated to investing in initiatives that leverage technology and media to advance education.
Ms. Mines and her husband, David B. Mines (BA ’90), are members of First Baptist Church of Austin, where she is a deacon, teaches Bible study and has served on the finance and communications committees. They have two children: Sarah Ruth Mines (16) and Benjamin Purdy Mines (14).