Melissa Henson

Director of Talent Services

Melissa Henson is an accomplished senior-level human resources professional with a distinguished career highlighted by strategic leadership and transformative impact. Melissa joined the ConnectedHR family in 2015 as an HR Director Consultant. As the newly appointed Director of Talent Services at ConnectedTALENT, Melissa brings a wealth of experience to the role, having served as a strategic HR leader across various organizational landscapes.

Melissa’s experience supporting small-to-mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 companies, combined with her HR knowledge, business acumen, and leadership skills, has consistently helped achieve organizational goals. She has experience navigating the complexities of both union and non-union environments across multiple industries. Her expertise includes employee relations, employment law, compliance, executive business partnering, talent acquisition, project management, and more. Melissa’s versatile skill set enables her to deliver customized solutions that meet each client’s unique needs.

Melissa has successfully driven talent acquisition initiatives from entry-level positions to executive roles. She is committed to supporting clients’ people operations and aligning them with organizational goals and growth objectives. Melissa’s strategic mindset and hands-on experience position her as a catalyst for driving organizational success.

Melissa has extensive experience building human resource and recruitment departments, balancing workplace policies, and implementing best practices. Her strategic policy development, talent acquisition strategies, and executive-level guidance have consistently delivered impactful results.

Melissa holds an MBA with a specialization in HR, and her certifications include PHR and SHRM-CP. She grew up in Toledo and currently resides in Medina with her husband and two children.