Melissa Salinas

Melissa Salinas joined Rice University in March 2021.  Melissa spent thirteen years in various HR roles with Hilton Hotels & Resorts before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Melissa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, she obtained her Certified Professional designations from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP) and HR Certification Institute® (PHR). She is also bilingual and enjoys serving as a resource for our Spanish-speaking staff.


University of Texas Austin, B.B.A.


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