Coaching and Consulting Experience
Melanie Jones has over 15 years of experience as a learning and organizational development coach, consultant, and professional speaker. She has worked with senior leaders, high potentials, and teams within a variety of global Fortune 500 and non-profit organizations. She is highly experienced working in the biotech, telecom, education, healthcare, fashion and technology industries.
Melanie takes a pragmatic approach to developmental coaching by focusing on the measurable results and ensuring their alignment with business needs. As a certified Integral Coach, Melanie is passionate about increasing a client’s awareness to ensure their success professionally and personally. The outcome is a candidate with the ability to sustain and continue their professional development post-engagement.
Through her consulting work, Melanie has traveled the globe to lead the analysis, design, development, delivery, and evaluation of scalable, global talent development programs. As a result of these programs, she has built a reputation of being able to create trust, transform organizational dynamics, motivate employee behavior, and drive organizational change.
Business and Career Background
Since 2007, Melanie has operated a consulting firm that designs and delivers sustainable organizational development programming. Some of her consulting, coaching, and speaking clients include Genentech, Stanford University, The Fresh Air Fund, and The National Psoriasis Foundation. Melanie has partnered with Genentech to coach senior leaders, design custom management tools, and facilitate programs to communicate mission & vision. She has also developed cutting-edge leadership content informed by neuroscience on topics that include listening, giving feedback, and having difficult conversations.
Melanie is the founder of the non-profit organization, Speak to Children, and also serves on the Board of Directors for International Child Resource Institute, a global non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of children and families.
Education and Certifications
Melanie earned her MS in Organizational Development and BA in Sociology from the University of San Francisco. She received her Integral Coaching Certification from New Ventures West and received formal public speaking training from Power Speak Inc.