Melissa Vernon

Melissa Vernon

Career Coach

University of Michigan Ross School of Business & Independent

Melissa is Director of Client Engagement at Natural Capital Partners. She supports clients in the Americas as they tackle environmental and social impacts using market-based solutions addressing carbon, water, biodiversity and renewable energy.

Prior to joining Natural Capital Partners, she spent 12 years at Interface, a globally recognized sustainability leader and carpet manufacturer, developing thought leadership on sustainability for customers, stakeholders and employees. She also worked for UM Ross Career Services as a career counselor for MBA and BBA students pursuing careers with impact.

Melissa is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, with an MBA from the Ross School of Business and a Master’s in Science from the School of Natural Resources and Environment. She also has a BS in marine biology from Duke University.