Melinda Delgado is joining us from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Melinda has a broad mix of Business, Sales, and Human Resources expertise and experience with a passion for supporting and influencing business growth. Prior to her role in HR and Talent Management at SPE, Melinda was a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial. She has also worked as a top producing sales representative in land sales and accounting and finance recruiting. Melinda began her career as a Corporate Controller for a celebrity, start-up cigar company. In her spare time, Melinda enjoys exercising, reading, binge watching Netflix, and spending time with friends and family. She has also been an active member of her HOA Board, Dallas HR, and MyHRNetworking Group. Melinda is a proud Longhorn and was a double major in English and Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She currently holds four active certifications; SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®), Certification Strategic Workforce Planning, LinkedIn Certified Professional–Recruiter, and WorkPlace Big Five Profile™ 4.0 Certification.