Meet our Freedom Council Members: Melinda Nelson

This summer we are highlighting our Freedom Council Members.

Melinda, known as “Mindy” joined PwC in 2018 and brings over two decades of experience.  She has worked with the country’s largest healthcare providers and payors representing top-tier and large global technology and professional services firms.   She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), a graduate of Cornell Executive Business Program and is honored and grateful to be a part of the PwC team.

Mindy is a strategic, collaborative healthcare services director within the firm and has cross-function leadership responsibilities.  She is an advocate for her clients and desires to continuously be responsive by providing value to her clients at every juncture.   She and her team focus on driving strong business outcomes.  Mindy has demonstrated the ability to excel at a quick speed when timing is crucial to supporting her clients; she also has the ability to exude patience and perseverance for long-term strategic client engagements.  Under her executive leadership she is becoming an outstanding contact point when her clients are in need of specific materials, research or meeting key leaders within the firm.

Prior to joining the PwC team, Mindy spent a majority of her career working for a select set of Fortune 100 such as IBM, Dell and Accenture in global, national and regional leadership roles.  Mindy has a passion for helping mentor other women in business.  She has a personal passion for championing programs for new moms re-entering the workplace, working mothers/fathers – – she has also found employee-sponsored community engagement programs rewarding and a critical part of her professional journey.  Mindy’s newest involvement is focusing on identification and communication of prevention measures to eradicate human trafficking of children.

Additionally, Mindy places high value in ongoing learning and education;  she is engaged in her community supporting cancer fund-raising efforts, hospice/palliative patient care, addiction recovery and underserved children’s programs.   Mindy has served leading multiple mission trips including orphans affected by HIV/AIDS and the Genocide in Rwanda, as well as, women and children combatting the after-effects of domestic abuse and alcoholism in Russia.  American Cancer Society, World Vision and United Way have been a large part of Mindy’s advancement in supporting regional and national programs.  Mindy is active in her church, has a highly energetic toddler and enjoys traveling to see family friends both domestically and globally.