Melvin Rodriguez is the Chief Operating Officer for MIELLE responsible for the operational and strategic initiatives of the company. Melvin is also known as the inspirational motivator. In the office, Melvin can be heard giving daily motivational speeches, inspiring the team, and providing thought-provoking quotes to challenge the team. Two of his favorite quotes are “The Story Must Be Told”, and “We Must Be Better Today than We Were Yesterday”.
A graduate of DeVry University, Melvin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. Prior to creating MIELLE with Chief Executive Officer Monique Rodriguez, who is also his high school sweetheart, Melvin worked for United Parcel Service (UPS) as a former Project Engineer serving for over 20 years. During his tenure with UPS, Melvin managed many multi- million-dollar projects from inception to
completion. Supporting his wife’s vision, Melvin and Monique have created one of the fastest growing beauty brands in the world, and their products can be found in more than 25,000stores across the U.S. in retailers such as Sally Beauty, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, JC Penny, and Walmart.
Melvin is a God-fearing man, a loving and supportive husband to Monique, and father to his beautiful daughters Mia and Mackenzie. Melvin’s mission is to utilize his platform to continue to be a blessing to others through community outreach and mentoring the youth. Melvin was born and raised in the Chicagoland area