Melissa joined The Croner Company in 2021. She leads compensation analyses for a wide range of consulting projects. Melissa has over 25 years of global human resources and consulting experience. Prior to joining The Croner Company, she founded Red Shoe Consulting, LLC, with a focus on compensation design, talent management, pay equity audits and fractional HR services for small to medium size companies.
Prior to Red Shoe, Melissa served in human resources executive and leadership positions with Multimedia Games Inc., SigmaTel, Inc. and Toppan Photomasks, Inc. Her early career included HR leadership roles at companies such as Sears Customer Care Center, Capital Network Services, Inc., Monell Chemical Senses Center and Financial Industries Corporation. Melissa earned a BBA with a minor in Computer Science from Millsaps College. She also holds the Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designations.