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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Melissa A. Wiley

People Partner



MHRIR, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
BS, Animal Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000

Career Highlights

  • 11 years of progressive HR Leadership experience across multiple industries with expertise in coaching, succession planning and talent development in top Fortune 200 companies and most recently Google as a People Partner supporting Google Cloud Platform.
  • Started career as a member of the Raytheon Leadership Develop Program
  • MBTI Certified Practitioner
  • DDI Facilitator Certified


Melissa lives in California and enjoys sailing and cruising. She is still a Chicagoan & Illini at heart but doesn’t miss the cold weather of the Midwest.