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Melinda Cooley


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Illinois

Master of Business Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University



Melinda Cooley has over twenty years of professional experience and more than a decade of experience in supply chain and operations management with a heavy focus on driving transformational change. She has considerable experience in Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, transformation, project management, site leadership and full ownership. After spending 10 years with a premier large mining manufacturing company, she moved into a director of operations role at an employee-owned company (ESOP) and drove a significant turnaround. Since that time, she has led the successful transformation of the palletizer manufacturing business at Honeywell Intelligrated, a business in the Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) division. She is now leading business process transformation as a member of the Intelligrated executive leadership team.

Melinda holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Illinois and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Caterpillar Product System Black Belt.

Additionally, Melinda serves as a council member on Honeywell’s Inclusion and Diversity Council and is the SPS division representative for the Women’s Employee Network. Married with an adult daughter, Melinda enjoys all things outdoors and live music in her free time. She has a passion for volunteering and is involved in several civic organizations, including Big Brothers, Big Sisters and a few local food pantries.

Melinda Cooley

Senior Director of Transformation