Melanie Miller is an Affiliate Consultant with The FutureWork Institute. For more than 20 years, Melanie has achieved great success in linking persuasive human relations skills with sound business practices for leading companies in varied industries such as healthcare, energy and manufacturing, as well as for education and other governmental agencies and non-profits.
Melanie offers organizations and corporations Human Capital management consulting, coaching and training services, with a focus on optimizing organizational effectiveness and cross-cultural understanding. Having conducted hundreds of workshops and speaking engagements, Melanie consistently receives extraordinary reviews and outstanding evaluations.
Having previously served for several years in corporate America in a sales and advertising capacity, Melanie uses her “business lens” to provide consulting, training, culture audits, speaking/keynoting and needs assessments throughout North America and internationally. Additionally, she has been a project manager and developer of numerous programs incorporating the multi-facets of leading, communicating, managing and leveraging organizational strength through leadership, diversity, inclusion and cross-cultural competence. Her professionalism, customer focus, quality, respect and integrity are the values she uses to achieve stellar results.
Melanie’s engaging, encouraging and interactive style allows for positive, effective results. She allows her energy, enthusiasm and heart to drive her approach. By developing an integrated and strategic suite of solutions to diversity and inclusion, Melanie guides employees to achieve their full potential and organizations to meet and exceed their business objectives. She has developed and led training and consulting sessions for individual contributors, management, senior leadership and executives of various organizations.
In addition to being certified in several national programs and consulting for leading companies, one example of her commitment to excellence is her multi-year relationship with IBM, including being charter faculty for the implementation of their groundbreaking Minority Women in Leadership Institute. A featured speaker at The Harvard University Women’s Leadership Institute, she has also been quoted by Civil Engineering News Magazine regarding “Diversity and Your Firm’s Bottom Line,” Edwards Consulting’s “Conscious Communication” and most recently in “Trust the Leaders”, a winner of the 2007 Gold GAMMA Award for Best Custom Publication. She has also provided keynotes for several corporate Women in Leadership conferences. Melanie has worked with many noteworthy companies including Coca-Cola, AT&T, Merck & Co., McKesson, Sodexo, Anheuser-Busch, CIGNA, Siemens Medical, Microsoft, USPS, Verizon Wireless, Citigroup, Lockheed Martin, Amgen, Toyota and ALCOA. These relationships have allowed her to work both domestically and abroad.
Additionally, Melanie is a host team member for The Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute’s Chief Diversity Officer Forum, she is also on the senior faculty for The American Institute for Managing Diversity’s Diversity Leadership Academy, a community-based initiative and continues her relationship as a Team Lead for Linkage’s annual summit on leading diversity.
Previously, Melanie was the Director of New Business Development for the advertising agency of King, Chambers & Co., expanding their revenue base more than 100%. Prior, she worked with BellSouth Advertising & Publishing where she won numerous sales awards as well as an appointment to the BellSouth Hall of Fame. She was selected for Who’s Who for Young Professionals and Presidential Who’s Who Among Business and Professional Achievers.