With a strong set of pipes and nerves of steel, Melissa planned to become a famous singer. But when it came time to choose between school or shows, she chose the former. After graduating, Melissa worked at a staffing agency, which primed her to be an all-star recruiter—and eventually an all-star HR Manager.
Melissa gets to work before the sun’s come up, as she supports a staff of 1100 at a combat vehicle production site. This pulls her in several directions—from attending staff meetings to training new employees. Though her days are packed with ramping up diversity, culture, and employee preparedness, Melissa still fits in a walk during lunch.