With over a decade of middle, senior and executive management experience, Sylvia understands first-hand the challenges and thrills of the leadership journey.
Sylvia is versatile and agile, tailoring her approach to align with your event goals, industry and target audience. From keynote speeches to interactive workshops, she can customize every aspect of the speaking engagement to help you make your event a success.
Sylvia is a leadership, management and organizational development professional. She has a track record of leading workforces, ranging from 80 to nearly 300 employees, into successful performance improvement. Her signature strategies include leadership development, employee engagement, performance management and culture change.
Sylvia is the CEO of Melena Consulting Group, a leadership and management consulting and training boutique in San Diego, CA. The company helps businesses and organizations strengthen their leadership and management capabilities to create great workplaces and improve performance. Our work inspires leaders and their employees to transform their workplaces and achieve results. The company is an Authorized Partner of Everything DiSC and the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team -- two Wiley brands.
Sylvia has an M.A. in Leadership and Organizational Studies from Azusa Pacific University; a B.A. in Journalism with an Emphasis in Advertising from San Diego State University; and a Design Learning Certificate from the Association for Talent Development. She is also a Certified Everything DiSC Trainer and a professional member of the Institute of Management Consultants USA and the Association for Talent Development.