Student and Outreach Program Coordinator
Room: BSN 214
Phone: (813) 974-8941
Melody Hardy is a student and outreach program coordinator for the University of South Florida in the Muma College of Business. Her job responsibilities include planning and execution of special events and community outreach.
Prior to joining USF in 2015, Hardy worked for Aramark in USF Dining as the catering sales manager for five years. She was responsible for overseeing catering functions for University of South Florida groups as well as non-university groups visiting campus. She created event contracts and prepared the catering operation team for proper event execution. She established and maintained client relationships. Before working with Aramark, Hardy worked in hotel sales, specifically the corporate market. She sold meeting space as well as hotel room blocks to corporations for business meetings.
Hardy has a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks and Tourism from the University of Florida. She majored in commercial recreation and hospitality management.