A Barry-Wehmiller Company

Melanie Kinser, Ph.D.

Senior Client Engagement Leader

Over the last decade, Melanie Kinser has designed and delivered leadership development and culture change initiatives to universities, family-owned businesses, Fortune 500 and non-profit organizations in a wide range of industries.  She has deep experience working to strengthen the safety culture of organizations in heavy industry through a focus on leadership. Melanie has consulted extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia.

Melanie partners with clients to select talent, develop leaders, and help align organizational culture with strategy. She has assessed hundreds of individuals to evaluate their strengths and development opportunities, as well as determine their fit for specific career opportunities. Melanie focuses on translating complex topics into practical strategies that are realistic for her client’s demanding work environments. She specializes in leadership development, safety and culture change, and integrated talent management.

She has consulted in various areas including talent acquisition assessments, leadership development, selection and succession planning, executive coaching, team effectiveness, and designing innovative and customized programs for training and development.  Melanie holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Missouri and a B.S. from the University of Montana.

Melanie Kinser