Mel Burt-Gracik has spent her 13 year career in Leadership Development. She holds a B.A. in Communication, an M.A. in Higher Education Administration, and a Master of Divinity degree. In Higher Education, she helped countless students identify their strengths and how to use them to achieve academic success. She managed and advised Millennials in student government and after training with the Gallup Corporation certified in the StrengthsFinder assessment she co-created the Offices of Strengths and Vocation building an internal coaching and team development program.
Turning these abilities to the corporate world, Mel launched her consulting company Flourish which helps businesses increase their employee engagement by co-creating with them a work culture focused on the strengths of their greatest asset: their human capital. She helps teams work well together by focusing on their natural talents and the workplace needs that accompany them. Utilizing Gallup’s 12: The Elements of Great Managing, Mel helps supervisors learn and implement the skills top managers possess. In addition to StrengthsFinder, Mel holds certifications in Meyers Briggs Type Indicator and Emotional Intelligence EQ-i & EQ360 by MultiHealth Systems.
Mel’s client work includes Hewlett Packard, General Atomics, Sharp Healthcare, Red Cross, Make A Wish, San Diego Airport Authority, Clovis Community Hospital, University of California San Diego, Stitch Marketing + Research, NWB Environmental Services, Jewish Family Service, Episcopal Community Services, and Judson Realty.
Mel believes that the best teams are diverse on a variety of factors. She strongly aligns with the Jones mission to develop leaders, increase individual performance, and craft top performing teams. She measures her success by the stories that exemplify growth from her clients, and she has a treasure trove of them.
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