Melanie has 15 years of experience in strategy, operations, and executive coaching. She is a member of the Forbes Council and has been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, Business Insider, and more. Melanie has worked with prominent corporate clients including Google, Facebook, IBM, and Morgan Stanley; as well as individuals such as business leaders, influencers, and Olympic athletes.
Melanie started her career working in retail and e-commerce for several iconic brands including Diane Von Furstenberg, Alice + Olivia, and Elie Tahari. She later became a management consultant with McKinsey where she advised F500 companies on strategy and operational improvement initiatives. Following her time at McKinsey, she was a Senior Lead in charge of Strategy and Innovation for Macy’s, the $25B omni-channel retailer. Currently, Melanie manages her own consulting and coaching firm where she advises clients on strategy, operations, executive presence, and communication.
Melanie holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from Cornell University. She currently lives in Los Angeles (while remaining a New Yorker at heart), and enjoys painting and voice acting in her free time.