LT. COL. JOSEPH KNOTT

US Army National Guard, US Pentagon; Director, Military Partnerships at Compatible Lands Foundation

“Having traveled with Melanie on several continents, spending countless hours with her she facilitated meetings with people from all walks of life, focused on generating novel solutions to interconnected global issues, I can state that Melanie’s many experiences have made her an invaluable colleague. Her passion for life, knowledge of business and ethics, and her drive to help others succeed, are truly awe-inspiring. I am honored to call her a trusted friend and confidante.”