Northern Illinois University
What She’s Passionate About
Collaborating with her clients to co-author solutions that deliver organizational impact.
Why Clients Love Her
Melissa is a strategic, results-oriented leader with 25 years of progressive experience driving talent development and organizational change strategies and programs to accelerate the achievement of business objectives. She has served in internal and external consultant roles as well as leadership positions within and across various organizations. Melissa is consistently recognized by senior executives as an influential leader who advances organizational strategies through practical programs and processes that deliver results. Her mix of consulting and functional experience enables her to quickly analyze and effectively solve business problems in any context. Clients love that Melissa makes their business, needs, and concerns her top priority.
Her Values in Action
Melissa and her husband John were married in 2016 and have four kids between them: Bennett, Olivia, Kennedi, and Evelyn. They also have a rescue dog named Liberty (Berty) and a cat named Janet. They’re a loud and boisterous household that continually does the hard work to blend into a more caring, loving, and supportive family. It’s through this process that Melissa and her family are learning about and practicing grace!
Her Favorite Quote
“What will it profit a man to gain the whole world but lose his soul?” Mark 8:36
This quote keeps Melissa grounded and focused on the right priorities.
Growing up, Melissa wanted to become a professional singer.
Can’t live without coffee.
Enjoys high-intensity interval training (HIIT) routines.