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Melody Lenox

Melody Lenox
Melody Lenox
Vice President, Human Resources

Melody Lenox is the VP – Human Resources for Axxess. She is responsible for the global human resources strategy, leading organizational change, leadership development, talent acquisition, diversity, performance development, benefits and the execution of Human Resources processes. Melody joined Axxess in 2012 as the Human Resources Manager where she was instrumental in increasing the workforce by 85% within the first year.

Melody is an accomplished Human Resources executive with an extensive and proven track record of working closely with business leaders at all levels, in a variety of industries to build winning cultures, leadership, and HR systems and practices that drive performance and business results. She has led all major HR functions, approaching them as valuable levers to enable achievement of business strategy. Melody has worked in entrepreneurial, mid-sized, and Fortune 500 firms in health care, manufacturing, retail, distribution, state and municipal government, and higher education.

Melody has been delivering innovative HR solutions for more than fifteen years, bringing her expertise to a variety of national and multi-national Fortune 500 corporations including Blockbuster Inc., ConAgra Foods, and Beverly Enterprises (now Golden Living). Her experiences and successes as an HR executive and leadership coach help her provide the practical insight and operational wisdom from real success to executive leadership teams to meet current business challenges.

Melody is a member several civic and community organizations and very involved and committed to the advancement of the HR profession. She believes in giving back to the community through volunteering and serving on several boards within the community. She gives of her time through volunteering at schools and community centers teaching life skills trainings and speaking to youth groups on preparing for life after high school and college.

Melody has served on the Executive Roundtable for McKinney Chamber of Commerce, numerous committees for the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association (CAHRA), North Collin County Habitat for Humanity Board, Sisterbration Board (an organization empowering women, mentoring young girls while focusing on improving body image and self esteem), and the Women and Children First Shelter Board (Battered Women’s Shelter). She is a member of the Dallas Friday Group, Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), and Dallas Human Resources (DallasHR), Junior League of Collin County, The First Tee of Dallas, and a charter member of the Jesse D. Hawkins Lion’s Club (the first African American Lion’s Club in Hot Springs, Arkansas). She is also a mentor with the Health Wildcatters, The Dallas Entreprenuer Center (DEC), Boys & Girls Club.