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Lauren Melton

Vice President, People Operations

With over 15 years of experience in both emerging and large organizations, Lauren is a people operations leader with a passion for building great company cultures and strong employment brands.  She currently serves as VP, People Operations at Ellevation, a rapidly-growing SAAS company focused on helping K-12 school districts transform their English Language programs. 

Lauren began her career in human resources and operations management roles for several luxury and boutique hotel brands.  Later she moved to the Boston technology scene, joining Cambridge Sound Management as the company’s first human resources executive, followed by DealerRater where she transformed their employee experience and navigated through a successful acquisition. 

Lauren has significant expertise in team member recruitment, talent management, labor relations, benefits, compensation, compliance, and training and development.  Lauren holds a BA from Cornell University in Hotel Administration.