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Marla D. Mellies

Advisory Director

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Marla D. Mellies is a former C-suite executive who currently develops talent management strategies with boards and leadership teams to build competitive advantage.

Marla has diverse experience in both public and private companies across multiple industries, including Fortune 500 companies. She has led organizations through significant transitions, including initial public offerings, public to private ownership, mergers and acquisitions, and global expansion. She has deep expertise in building culture and capability that optimize outcomes.

Marla has worked directly with corporate boards for over 15 years in her executive roles as Secretary of the Compensation Committee in both public and private companies. She has extensive experience in succession planning, CEO transitions, and executive and director compensation and recruitment.

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Marla served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Puget Sound Energy in Washington state. She also held executive roles in human resources at Microsoft Corporation, Lante Corporation, and 3Com Corporation.

Marla earned her bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Bradley University and a master of arts degree in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois.

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25 Highland Park Village Suite 100-707
75205 Dallas, Texas

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Phone: +1 214-546-1963

L’équipe Stanton Chase

The Stanton Chase team includes partners, directors, consultants, researchers, and administrators in countries around the globe. Our service model in retained executive search, assessment, and recruitment remains unparalleled in the industry, as we provide sophisticated, in-depth, global coverage with the personal services like that of a boutique firm. We are proud of our widespread executive search groups: our Global Industry Practice Groups feature members with expertise in every major industry while our Functional Practice Groups provide extraordinary competencies in our leadership consultation services.