Hi, I’m Melissa

As you can probably tell, I’m passionate about transitions. Not necessarily because they are fun (although some are!), but because I have been through many myself and can draw from these experiences to serve, guide, and help others.

I have my PhD in Industrial Engineering and over 20 years of experience optimizing systems and exploring how they integrate and interact. I have worked in engineering, supply chain, audit, production operations and human resources, and have served as a consultant for non-profit organizations and businesses to help them create strategic plans. I have taught as an adjunct professor, and hold professional certifications in change management, project management, process improvement and quality. My doctoral research was focused on how to optimize business performance and prioritize organizational improvement efforts. In addition, I developed and led an executive mentoring program at my local university.

Although my professional experience is extensive, these opportunities have also resulted in a lot of personal change, which only deepened my curiosity and passion about transitions. I have navigated multiple moves, relationship changes, international travel, life balance, re-prioritization of my values and in the process have found myself immensely enjoying helping others in similar situations. If you are in the midst of a significant life transition and feel like you could use a hand, I would love to work with you. Leading yourself through career, life and business change can be hard enough, you don’t have to go it alone. I can be reached at melissa@transitiondesigns.com. Thank you for visiting!

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My Mission

My mission is to encourage, inspire, help, teach, motivate, uplift, guide and support professionals in transition.

Contact Me

For more information or quote, please email me at melissa@transitiondesigns.com.

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