Sylvia Melena

SYLVIA MELENA is the Founder and CEO of Melena Consulting Group, a leadership and management consulting and training company. She is also the award-winning author of Supportive Accountability: How to Inspire People and Improve Performance.  Her book has sold thousands of copies in five continents and is used to develop leaders in university and workplace settings.

Sylvia’s leadership philosophy has been featured by the Society of Human Resources Management HR Today, the Human Performance Association, LEADx, Entrepreneur, Fit Small Business, and other outlets.


Sylvia has a Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies and spent nearly 20 years in the trenches of management. She has led individuals, small teams, and entire workforces into notable performance improvement. Sylvia has also coached, developed, and trained hundreds of seasoned and emerging managers and supervisors.