Melanie Penna

Human Resources Coordinator

As Human Resources Coordinator, Melanie is responsible for coordinating and maintaining Aspire’s human resource functions and systems; and works closely with the Director of Payroll & Benefits to provide support and guidance to the Aspire team.  She is also an active member of the company-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy, and Training Workgroup.

Prior to joining The Aspire Group, Melanie’s career journey has taken her from retail collections to corporate training for several large companies, and then to one of the top 5 US Banks where she held several positions (e.g., business analyst, training and communications manager, executive data analysis & reporting, process improvement, and project management), followed by account management for a trade show company.

Melanie has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from The University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!).  In her free time, she enjoys good food with good friends, traveling to new places, trying new things, volunteering to help others/animals/the environment, and attending live concerts and sporting events.