As someone who is not a technologist by training, she leans on her ability to make connections and create a common understanding, often with and between the business and the technology teams in an organization.
Consulting is a people business, with respect to building relationships with clients externally and with Oliver Wyman colleagues internally. The more you understand the people you work with, the more you can make an impact professionally and personally.
At Oliver Wyman, Melissa enjoys acting as an advisor and mentor to many of our consultants to help them navigate their careers and create a place for themselves at the firm. She credits her sponsor with opening up many opportunities for her and accelerating the development of her personal brand, and is passionate about playing the same role for other members of the firm.