Mary M. Melbo, Ph.D., LP

Organizational Psychologist

Creating Insight, Inspiring Leaders


Mary has a passion for working with senior leaders on their journey toward greater professional achievement and personal insight. Learning about self is life-long and Mary offers a variety of tools to gain greater self-awareness. She helps individuals enhance their interpersonal, team and leadership skills. As clients better understand their strengths, passions, and opportunities, they are able to make lasting changes in order to achieve success in their professional lives and greater satisfaction in their personal lives.

Mary has expertise as both an executive leader and an external consultant. Her experience an Executive Committee member provides her with valuable perspective on the challenges in the organizational world. Her approach is direct, genuine, and supportive. She is able to include a variety of assessment tools, as appropriate.

Her experience in for-profit and not-for-profit settings covers a broad range of industries, including healthcare, retail, the arts, consumer, marketing, financial services, education, and professional services.

Mary enjoys working with leaders at different stages in their career including CEO’s, Presidents; Directors, and managers across a variety of industries.

Executive Vice President, Human Resources, RBC Dain Rauscher

Vice President, Human Resources Manager, US Bancorp/First Bank

Management Development Consultant, Wells Fargo/Norwest

Staff Psychologist, Martin-McAllister Consulting Psychologists, Inc

Ameriprise, Cargill, Ceridian, Dorsey Law, Ecumen, ECMC, Fairview, First Command, Guthrie Theater, Health Partners, Marketing Architects, Medtronic, MoneyGram, Pearson, RBC Dain Rauscher, Sleep Number, SUPERVALU, Target, U MN Medical School, VOA-MN, Wells Fargo

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of MN

B.A. in Psychology, University of MN, Summa cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Licensed Psychologist, State of Minnesota

Certified Enneagram instructor in the Oral Tradition with Helen Palmer

Certified STOTT Pilates Mat Instructor