Melanie Kinser, Ph.D.
Melanie partners with clients to align strategy, develop leaders, and strengthen culture. Specifically, Melanie specializes in organizational assessment, leadership selection and development, safety culture change and integrated talent management. She is passionate about helping organizations to align their people-practices with their organizational values and strategy. She specializes in developing integrated competency-based talent management solutions and coaching leaders throughout implementation.
Over the past 14 years, Melanie has worked with clients to design and deliver leadership development and culture change initiatives to universities, family-owned businesses, Fortune 500 and non-profit organizations in a wide range of industries such as oil & gas, mining, construction, utilities, nuclear, healthcare, interior products, and hospitality. Melanie has deep experience working to strengthen safety culture in high reliability organizations through a focus on leadership. She has consulted throughout the United States, Canada and Australia.
Melanie completed her Master’s and Doctorate in School Psychology at the University of Missouri and her Bachelor’s at the University of Montana. She has published articles on organizational change and leadership development as well as presented at several national conferences. Melanie served on the Executive Board of the Society of Consulting Psychology (Division 13 of the American Psychological Association) for over a decade and has taught executive education as an adjunct instructor with the Colorado School of Mines.