Melanie Hicks, PhD Accepted into Forbes Business Development Council


Melanie Hicks, PhD has been accepted into Forbes Business Development Council, an invitation-only community for senior-level sales and business development executives.

Dr. Hicks was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. As Vice President of the Education Solutions Group at MGT Consulting Group, Dr. Hicks is a respected leader and executive chosen for the council based on the depth and diversity of her experience in the business development and education space.

“We are honored to welcome Dr. Hicks into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Development Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Dr. Hicks will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in a private forum. Additionally, she will work with a professional editorial team to share her expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q & A panels alongside other experts.

“I am honored to be accepted into this prestigious group of peers,” said Hicks. “The opportunity to collaborate with other leaders from a variety of industries will afford access to resources which will help me continue to create valuable contributions to our education clients across the country.”