Our Expertise

Our Expertise


Strategic Customized Solutions

At Velvet Suite, we develop innovative solutions to advance many of the world’s most admired brands. Our personal branding experience includes a mix of marquee icons and influential executives such as Common, Carmelo Anthony, Jessica Simpson, Shania Twain, Mary J. Blige and leaders from around the world. We’ve also taken care to design result-driven solutions for Boston Scientific, Home Depot, MillerCoors, The NFL, NCAA, and many others. 

In every case, we never offer a one-size-fits-all cookie-cutter solution but provide a strategy customized client by client. Each is field-tested and performance-proven, using our method to combine accelerated leadership development and inspired personal branding.

A Flexible, Accessible, Scalable Model

Reimagining leadership development requires rethinking delivery and sustainable value. The Brand Leadership Institute®, (BLI) an enterprise leadership development platform advances leading women beyond the gap in your organization by addressing professional and personal transformation.

The BLI merges elite online coaching, custom-crafted content, and a multi-company community with proven results to develop, advance, retain, and culturally transform leaders. Our clients can efficiently build a deeper bench of top performers with self-directed learning modules and exercises purposefully designed so that participants learn and master skills on their terms and at their pace.

An Exceptional Approach Defined by Transformation

Our unique approach accelerates leadership development through brand building innovation. Our clients have included Fortune 100 companies, such as Boston Scientific Corporation, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Lincoln Financial as well as The National Football League.

We also design and deliver executive brand strategies and development solutions to advance leaders through transformation at every level in the organization.

In every case, we never use a one-size-fits-all cookie-cutter solution but a strategy customized client by client. Each is field-tested and performance-proven, by a method combining accelerated leadership development and inspired personal branding from the inside out.

Brand Leadership Institute

A digital leadership readiness platform advancing a pipeline of female leaders.

Future Leaders Initiative

On-demand content solutions to scale and advance rising leaders.

Executive Branding

Custom solutions for building CEO and C-Suite executives to drive personal brand exposure and advocacy within and outside of the organization.

Employer Branding

Consulting solutions to elevate employment reputation and engagement

It’s time to


Download your personal branding goal-tracker to help you achieve more and focus your priorities.

As a bonus. you’ll also receive our popular weekly segment from our CEO called Melissa Motivation. If you don’t like it, you can easily unsubscribe.