Mellonie Truong (BComm) | 10x10 Alumni with Impact | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Mellonie Truong (BComm) | 10x10 Alumni with Impact

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Mellonie Truong

BComm (Marketing Management) '12

Sales and Marketing Leader

Mellonie Truong is a graduate of Lang's Marketing Management major within the Bachelor of Commerce program. She is currently in a marketing and sales capacity for Innovation Health Group which provides onsite concierge health services and virtual integrative medical care are supported by a team of experts in the field of personalized medicine. Presently, she is actively involved in IHG’s Masking Together Challenge Campaign - working with local charities & shelters to provide appropriate PPE to vulnerable populations across Canada in response to COVID-19. 

"I am passionate about working in a space that is leading the transformation of health care, and working with businesses & organizations to take a proactive & forward-thinking approach to their health & well-being, as well as for their employees. It’s important to shift our thinking from disease management to prevention, and I love empowering leaders to engage their teams to focus on educating, and strategizing ways to integrate the power of leading-edge science in their approach to wellness" says Truong.  

Previous to joining Innovation Health Group, Truong worked at Me to We Trips as an Associate Director for Travel Product Development. In this role she offered people socially conscious products and experiences that allowed them to do good through their everyday choices. She oversaw the strategy, planning & execution of the product portfolio for all Me to We travel where she traveled to Kenya, Ecuador, the Amazon, Rural China & Ghana with the organization to support in facilitation of the organization's youth & family experiences.

Career Highlights

  • Highest contributor to sales within the Me to We department during 2012-2014 during growth phase in trips, generating over $1 million in revenue in under 2 years.
  • Among the Top Revenue Drivers for the division in 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015 for Me to We.
  • Lead the strategic planning & execution of the largest ME to WE Trips event of the year for 3 years straight.
  • Formalized a new training & development program within trips division to increase employee engagement, staff retention & provide ongoing learning among our trip staff.
  • Highest average 'sales per hour' in North America for the 2011 holiday season sales competition at Guess.

Previous Roles

  • Sales and Marketing at Innovation Health Group
  • Associate Director, Sales Training & Development, ME to WE Trips
  • Regional Sales Manager, ME to WE Trip Sales
  • Events Manager, ME to WE Trip Sales
  • Store Assistant Manager, Guess Clothing Inc

As a Student 

  • Bachelors of Commerce, Marketing Management, University of Guelph
  • Actively project managed & fundraised for SchoolBox Inc within Guelph Community, raising over $10,000 in just under 3 months
  • Volunteered with Family & Children's Youth Services as a Big Sister


10x10 alumni, 10 years of graduation, 10x10 alumni with impact

The annual 10x10 Alumni with Impact Award recognizes ten University of Guelph business alumni who have achieved rapid and significant growth in their careers, who are within ten years of graduation. These proud and highly engaged University of Guelph alumni have garnered significant responsibility and influence within their respective industries and organizations. 

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