Melissa Spangler is a business professional with over 20 years of experience and is passionate about helping people grow personally and professionally and helping companies grow effectively and efficiently. She is also passionate about building high performing teams and bringing structure to companies by building sustainable systems and processes.
Working at the Knoxville Chamber for 16 years, Melissa achieved many successes working with and through others: 5-Star Accreditation from the US Chamber; 2011 Chamber of the Year; record member retention rates; and writing a strategic plan and executing on it. She now works for Clear Leader Group (CLG) as the VP of Client Success and helps clients achieve their business goals by being a fit-to-role expert, inspiring employees, growing leaders, and other consulting.
In January 2021, Melissa earned her Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Senior Certified Professional certification and is a Certified GiANT Guide. She recently launched KEPA Consulting to pursue her dream of coaching business professionals and teams while also resuming her role with CLG.
Melissa has had her business name in her bucket list box written on an index card for about four years and is excited to see this dream come to life. KEPA represents the first letter of her children's and children's-in-law names and it also means 'stone' hence the business tagline "Your cornerstone for growth."
Presenting to the Haslam College of Business University of Tennessee HRM class.