Melinda Pedersen

Business Advisor

North Coast SBDC

About Me:

Melinda Pedersen is a Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience. She has worked for start-up’s, large international non-profits, and small private businesses.

Melinda enjoys helping employers create policies that reflect both legal requirements and employment culture. Aligning with business size and industry, Melinda can create scalable HR systems and programs that protect and serve both employee and employer.

A New England native, Melinda was a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal and upon her return moved west for love. Melinda and family live in Fieldbrook and enjoy hiking the forests and beaches of beautiful Humboldt. Staying connected to her Peace Corps roots, Melinda is the Arcata Chapter Leader of the international nonprofit, Dining for Women.

Expertise: HR Legal Operations