Dr. Melissa Connell


Charleston, South Carolina author Dr. Melissa A. Connell holds several accredited degrees to include: a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism from the University of South Carolina; a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Charleston Southern University; and a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from Walden University. She has also obtained her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Dr. Melissa has over 7 years of experience as a Contract Specialist working with the federal government as well as 21 years of extensive and diverse experience working in non-governmental organizations with knowledge ranging in the areas of human resources, volunteer recruitment and coordination, sales, fundraising, written and verbal communications, and public relations.

She is an expert on Knowledge Sharing, having written her research doctoral study on Exploring Knowledge Sharing in the Department of Defense. Her goal is to educate leaders, managers, and employees on knowledge management principles to encourage a more competent, successful, and effective work and business environment.