Melek is responsible for all of Finance, Contracts, Information Technology and Facilities. Melek has over 25 years of experience in successive financial roles with many large multinational corporations including Cola-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, and the Gap. She previously worked as CFO for Ecologic, RMC Water and Environment, and West Coast Children’s Clinic.
Melek is a collaborative leader with a focus toward strategic planning, process optimization, talent management and overhead costs leverage.
Her experience includes financial planning and analysis, audit, treasury, tax, facilities strategy, M&A, legal compliance, SOX, customer and vendor strategy and negotiations, and all aspects of IT strategy and operations. She is a strong believer in continuous process improvement through monitoring, analyzing and improving on Key Performance Indicators [KPIs]. She is a high energy, dynamic person who loves to learn new things and solve unique challenges with creative solutions.
Melek holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Drake University.