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Learn all about the
Espeland Consulting team.


Espeland Consulting was created by Founder and CEO Melanie Espeland to provide consulting for phenomenal individuals and corporations around the world.  They have worked with iconic brands such as Google and Morgan Stanley, and extraordinary individuals such as Olympians, C-suite leaders, and influencers. 

Espeland Consulting delivers superior strategy consulting.  They tailor solutions and work collaboratively with each client, leaving organizations stronger after every engagement.  Espeland Consulting offers a differentiated approach through an entrepreneurial spirit, executive coaching mindset, and diversity of thought via a female leadership team. 

Espeland Consulting

Our Team

The Espeland Consulting team consists of astounding professionals with experience in venerable institutions such as McKinsey & Company, Columbia University, Facebook, Nike, and Cornell University.  

Melanie Espeland

Melanie Espeland
Founder & CEO

Melanie Espeland is a Consultant, Executive Coach, and Entrepreneur.  A businessperson with the heart of a creative, she also is an occasional Voice Actor and Painter. 


Melanie has 15 years of experience in strategy, operations, and executive coaching. She is a member of the Forbes Council and has been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, Business Insider, Tedx, and more. Melanie has worked with prominent corporate clients including Google, Facebook, IBM, and Morgan Stanley; as well as individuals such as business leaders, influencers, and Olympic athletes. 


Melanie started her career working in retail and e-commerce for several iconic brands including Diane Von Furstenberg, Alice + Olivia, and Elie Tahari. She later became a management consultant with McKinsey & Company where she advised F500 companies on strategy and operational improvement initiatives. Following her time at McKinsey, she was a Senior Lead in charge of Strategy and Innovation for Macy’s, the $25B omni-channel retailer.


Currently, Melanie manages Espeland Enterprises, her coaching firm; Espeland Consulting, her management consulting firm; and is working on a few new projects in stealth mode. 


Melanie holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from Cornell University. She currently lives in Los Angeles (while remaining a New Yorker at heart), and enjoys creative pursuits in her free time.

Meg Stamper
Consultant, Engagement Manager

Meg Stamper is a consultant, entrepreneur and small business executive. Meg has dedicated her career to business and marketing strategy and innovation at companies of all sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 500s.

Meg has served as Executive Director at Propelle, Partner at Windy Hill Advisors, CMO at MiDash, VP of Marketing at Lealta Media, as well as a number of consulting roles with companies such as Facebook, Nike, and California Skin Institute. As co-founder and CMO of The Delaware Company, one of the country’s largest and most successful online incorporation services, Meg oversaw all business operations, launched an innovative digital marketing campaign and spearheaded the company’s expansion into international markets. She managed the company’s acquisition by Wolters Kluwer (NL:WKL), a global multibillion-dollar revenue professional products and services corporation.

Meg has an MBA from Columbia Business School where she was class president, and is an active Venture Fellow with her other alma mater, University of California Berkeley's Haas School of Business.


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