Mel Seeland draws on broad range of experiences—from agriculture to the Navy to large corporations—as well as many historical events to inspire, entertain and motivate audiences.
Mel Seeland has been a public speaker for nearly three decades. He has motivated, inspired and entertained countless audiences with his compelling narratives. Mel has been a keynote speaker at many events including the Minnesota State Fair, Deluxe Corporations Human Resource Professionals Regional Meeting, the 150th anniversary celebration of Nordland Lutheran Church and many celebratory dinner events.
Mel was raised in a farming family in central Minnesota and joined the Navy out of high school. He was honorably discharged after completing a tour of duty in the South Pacific where he performed celestial navigation duties aboard the USS Bainbridge. He returned to the family farm for a few years before earning a degree in Management Information Systems at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. After graduation he continued his interest in agriculture by working for a grain distributor. His career has also led him to the service industry and manufacturing.
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