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Melanie LeGrande

Major League Baseball
Vice President of Social Responsibility

As the vice president of social responsibility for Major League Baseball, Melanie LeGrande develops and enhances the initiatives that support the league’s position in the community, collaborates with internal departments and key external stakeholders to integrate social and environmental considerations into core decision and planning, and provides oversight for MLB’s community investments, nonprofit/NGO partnerships, large-scale disaster relief and employee volunteer engagement.

Prior to joining Major League Baseball, Melanie was the senior director of corporate responsibility at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest in the country with close to $7 billion in assets under management.

Before joining MLB and SVCF, she directed the community relations department and charitable foundation of the Baltimore Ravens (National Football League). In her dual role, she was the liaison between the team and the community, led employee and player engagement programs, a scholarship program and managed field renovations for the charitable foundation.