Melissa Stirling

Senior Director, Diversity and Inclusion and Head of Military Programs

Melissa Stirling is the Director of Military, Campus and Youth Programs at Hilton. She is responsible for all facets of Hilton integrated military strategy, the largest of which is hiring 30,000 veterans and their family members by the end of 2020. She works with all areas of Hilton’s business to leverage assets and resources to support the military community. She also oversees Hilton’s Campus Recruitment efforts and Youth Programs in the Americas. Melissa joined Hilton Worldwide in 2010 as Director of HR Branding, on the Global Culture and Values Team, heading up B2E marketing to 130,000 Team Members. Previously, Melissa worked as a strategic communications consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, focusing on internal communications and change management with clients such as Army Human Resources Command and Personnel and Readiness Information Management, supporting the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. She started her career at AOL in PR and Corporate Responsibility.

Location: Washington DC-Baltimore Area