Melissa Esquibel specializes in transforming those confused by technology into empowered users of their software tools. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with more than 25 years in business application technology, Melissa has a unique ability to make learning programs enjoyable AND valuable.
Whether teaching how to crunch numbers with Excel, deliver compelling presentations in PowerPoint or generate business-winning proposals and reports with Word, Melissa impresses clients with her knowledge and instruction.
Melissa’s consulting career spans banking, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and insurance, which allows her to provide real-world examples and applications. She has enabled everyone from rocket scientists to real estate brokers to put the “productive” back in office productivity software.
Melissa graduated summa cum laude from Strayer University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Legal Studies.
A Chicago native, Melissa attended both the University of Illinois-Chicago and De Paul University with major studies in Accounting and Business Management. Her early career focus was internal controls for technology, first as an EDP Auditor and then as a Data Security Specialist. Her “pre-technology” education and post-college technology experience made her a frequent translator between business users and technology architects.
Melissa seeks opportunities to empower the “non-geek” with technology tools. Her sense of humor and passion for her vocation makes time fly in the classroom. She has facilitated Microsoft Experience Center sessions at Microsoft locations across the country. Melissa is also the primary content contributor for Office Technology Today, Business Management Daily’s monthly technology newsletter and host of the Office Technology Today Answer Center.