Samantha Melendez is a Management Consultant at Helios HR, an award-winning human capital and talent acquisition firm based in our nation’s capital. In her role as a human capital consultant, Samantha serves as a trusted partner to a wide range of clients helping to improve their ability to attract, engage and retain a top performing workforce.
She is the co-chair for Helios HR’s internal Conscious Inclusion and Belonging Committee, where she spearheads the education and awareness of meaningful diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) topics. She is also an active participant of Leadership Greater Washington’s Anti-Racist Leadership Series.
Prior to her consulting role at Helios, Samantha progressed her career in Human Resources and Recruiting at Wegman’s Food Markets. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and has an MBA in Information Security from James Madison University. She is also a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from HR Certification Institute.