As Sr. Manager for Global Corporate Responsibility, Melissa Robinson leads the, development and activation of Hilton Worldwide’s corporate responsibility strategy; Travel with Purpose. In addition to leading Hilton Worldwide’s Global Volunteer Program, Global Celebration of Service, Youth in Hospitality Month and Travel with Purpose Action Grants, Ms. Robinson is responsible for all Team Member engagement opportunities. She develops Team Member trainings and resources for all Travel with Purpose programming, and manages the disaster activation fund and external partner relationships. Melissa joined Hilton Worldwide in 2009 managing the operations and implementation of the Global Fitness strategy across all Hilton Worldwide Bands.
Prior to Hilton Worldwide Melissa began her career in sports marketing and media relations with the National Basketball Association (NBA). During her tenure she was responsible for working with a cross functional team that supported marketing objectives and assisted with player community relations’ efforts in support of NBA Cares; the league’s global community outreach initiative that addresses such issues as education, youth and family development and health & wellness.
Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication and Media Arts. She currently lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband Lester.