Melissa A. Venable
Melissa Venable, PhD works for Higher Education at Red Ventures where she creates web content on a wide range of topics related to college and career decision-making. In this role she also conducts an annual research project reporting online education trends for BestColleges.com. Melissa is a certified career coach and currently teaches online courses as an adjunct instructor for Saint Leo University and the University of South Florida.
Melissa was the NCDA Technology Committee chair from 2012 to 2017. She also participated in the Leadership Academy class of 2015. Her work has been published in Career Convergence, Career Development Quarterly, and Career Developments. Melissa is a frequent presenter at NCDA conferences, and collaborates with Deb Osborn as the “Technology Twins” to present sessions, publish a blog, and manage a Twitter account devoted to career development and technology topics. She is also a regular contributor to the Career Planning & Adult Development Networks newsletter and journal.