Education University of Pennsylvania University of California | Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management Certifications The Coaches Training Institute Lore International Institute Results Coaching Ken Blanchard Coaching Career Coach Institute Michael Watkin's First 90 Days Recent Clients Sony Pictures Entertainment, Citibank, Raytheon, Moog, Deloitte Consulting, Agilent Technologies, the National Resources Defense Council, Thompson Reuters, AOL, Edmunds, Activision, Newell Rubbermaid, O'Neil Industries Inspiration Her 100-year-old grandmother, creativity in all its incarnations
Success is fueled as much by personal factors as by professional ones. Melissa helps clients understand the depth of their potential, and the steps they can take to achieve it. Melissa is an executive and career coach. She partners with her clients to leverage and develop the strengths, competencies, and knowledge necessary for success in the following areas: assimilating into new and expanded roles, effective leadership, successful career transition and team effectiveness. Her clients have included Sony Pictures Entertainment, Citibank, Raytheon, Moog, Deloitte Consulting, Agilent Technologies and the Braille Institute. Melissa has spoken widely and written on professional relationship building. Her book, Invisible Bridges: Building Professional Relationships for Results, has been featured in Fortune and The Los Angeles Times. She holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. She previously worked as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its Human Capital Solutions practice. Melissa lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children, her 90-pound labradoodle, and a nearby large extended family.