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.