A native Las Vegan, Melissa Aupperle graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Business College in 1996. She is the Vice President of Operations at Destinations by Design, where she leads several teams in operating and executing major programs and events in Las Vegas. Enriched in service, her community engagement has included being a Girl Scout mentor, a UNLV sorority advisor, Las Vegas Hospitality Association committee member, serving as the National Vice President for Collegiate Chapters for Sigma Kappa’s National Council for 4 years and the National Director of Risk Management for 2 additional years, a volunteer at Catholic Charities and other local rescue food banks, and much more.
Most recently, Melissa devotes her time volunteering for Legacy X and the Legacy X Foundation where she is committed to assisting other people find inspiration in life, while mentoring them to create a Legacy they are proud of through service and giving. A self-proclaimed busy body; blended in with a soul-filled giving spirit, a “can do anything” mentality and topped with a corporate flair, Melissa’s life purpose is to make a difference while helping others regardless to the intensity of her schedule. Melissa has received several awards for her mentorship and collaboration in various avenues of her life and will continue to develop, champion or volunteer on any project which has individual impact to those around her.