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I'm Melissa Vine, and I'm here to help.

As a licensed mental health counselor, seasoned business owner, and nonprofit director, I employ authenticity and interaction to foster healthier organizational environments through keynote speaking, workshops, and consulting.

  • Responding versus Reacting

  • Staying with Healthy Discomfort for Growth

  • Replacing Binary Thinking with Critical Thinking

  • Pursuing Courage over Confidence

Email me at melissa@melissavine.com for a quote.

Client Feedback

Banker's Trust,

HR Retreat

The engagement with our team was awesome.  Your presentation gave our team the infusion to move forward with the next phase of change.

-Sharon Gaddy-Hanna, VP HR Business Partner

Mentors in Violence Prevention

[Melissa provided] an open platform to express ideas without being looked down on and [to be] enlightened on others' views.



Ahlers & Cooney, Title IX Seminar

We cannot thank you enough for participating in our seminar - the audience was the most lively during your presentation, and the Ahlers lawyers learned a lot, too!



Business Record's


Melissa, your courage and eloquence touch me deeply.


CUCC Annual Retreat

Melissa was a wonderful speaker who was willing to change our content to meet our needs. I highly recommend Melissa for your events.

-Mary Beth, event planner

Iowa Small

Business Summit

Melissa projects a positive and confident image. She successfully blended her knowledge of both biz

start-up and the psychological impacts/barriers inherent in that start-up process.  

-Bill M, participant