Melissa Washington is a Navy Veteran, small business owner, speaker, author, and LinkedIn workshop trainer who is passionate about connecting with people to engage, educate and inspire others across the nation. Melissa was laid off from her job in 2009 due to a failing economy, marking the beginning of a nearly two-year journey and career reinvention that allowed her to use her passion for helping others.
Melissa has been a member of LinkedIn since 2004. She has used this dynamic platform for job seeking, recruiting, selling, researching, and collaborating. She currently has over 2600 quality connections on LinkedIn. She has provided training and presented to individuals and organizations on building a professional social media presence.