Melanie Braam, Palermo's Pizza
Melanie Braam
Director of Quality Assurance
Palermo's Pizza

Melanie Braam is a leadership expert who works with teams to build strong relationships that facilitate individual growth and company victory. She has been in the food industry for 10 years, starting as a QC Microbiologist, and has since led multiple teams in both Quality and Operations. In her short time at Palermo’s, she has been promoted 4 times and is currently their Director of Quality Assurance.

Melanie learned the value of hard-work and tenacity at an early age growing up in a small town in Wisconsin as the second of six children in a single-parent home. She brings the lessons she’s learned from the adversity she’s faced to her work with other leaders as we all strive to improve company culture by empowering our teams to achieve shared successes.

When Melanie isn’t coaching the Palermo’s teams, she is coaching her teenage son, who dreams of playing college basketball. She loves plants, is allergic to champagne, and considers herself an amateur stand-up comedian.