About Melissa

melissa About Melissa Melissa West is a softball diva, lover of food, and book junkie. She loves making visions come alive for business owners at every stage.

Professional Summary

Melissa West is Managing Member of TechEdge Media, a business and technology services firm. She began her career as a web programmer, progressed to database development,and recently worked as an I.T. contractor for the U.S. Navy.

She has years of experience as a Business Analyst, Database Developer, and Project Manager. Coupled with her technical expertise, Melissa has a keen understanding of the business environment and the customer’s need to have the data with which to make sound business decisions.

Key Facts

  • Melissa West is an expert in seamlessly merging the WHY of Technology with the WHAT of Business while never forgetting the most important element, the WHO of Customer Relationship Management. She brings a sense of creative collaboration and a specialized level of service to each client and project.
  • Her passion for success strengthens her ability to remain focused on the customer: their vision and their passion. Her tuned-in working style helps her stay true to the TechEdge Media mantra, “In the Business of You”.
  • Her blog, “You on Tech”, offers readers tips on business, technology, and time management. The articles offer fresh perspectives on networking, entrepreneurship, and hot technologies, while reminding readers that they determine their final destination.

Skills Summary

Query/Programming Languages Database Experience
  1. MS T-SQL
  2. Oracle SQL *Plus
  3. HTML
  1. MS SQL Server
  2. IBM DB2 (AS/400)
  3. Oracle
Web Tools Industry Experience
Content Management

  1. WordPress
  2. Joomla

Social Media Marketing

  1. Constant Contact
  2. AWeber
  1. Manufacturing: Appliance
  2. Telecommunications
  3. Social Services
  4. Defense/Military


University of Phoenix – MS CIS

Georgia State University – BBA CIS