Melissa Sanderson, vice president of international affairs for Freeport-McMoRan Inc., is a finalist for the 2015 ATHENA Award in the Private Sector. Click here to watch a video about her.
“Be fearless and follow your passion” is a motto that Melissa Sanderson lives by. Change is not a foreign concept to Sanderson, who began her career in banking and moved on to a store manager position until her appointment as a foreign service officer.
She is active in the local community as a member of various professional and industry organizations. A respected leader, Sanderson has been recognized for exemplary leadership by national and local organizations.
Dedicated to the service of others, she advocates for and supports women entrepreneurs and illustrates her dedication to the mentorship of women by helping them to reach their full leadership potential.