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December 29, 2022
Strategic Management
December 14, 2022
Career Transition
Melanie Miles, CMF, CTA

Chief Executive Officer

Melanie held key positions in retail and service industries in both managerial and entrepreneurial roles. She is a seasoned energetic executive with a high sensitivity to being a service-oriented provider. Exceptional at multi-tasking, Melanie tackles complex and multi-faceted projects, while applying a unique personal touch.

Currently Melanie and her husband, David, own and operate a nationally recognized career management consulting firm providing transition, coaching, and human resources development services to corporate executives. Miles LeHane is based in Leesburg, Virginia in the historic Glenfiddich House.

As president and CEO, Melanie has complete responsibility for management of the business with a special focus on client relations, marketing and finance systems. She also manages complete oversight and maintenance of their historical facility. Additionally, she supervises staff and coordinates counselors.

Previously Melanie held the position of Senior Casualty Adjuster at USAA, owned and operated three wholesale/retail bakeries, and was a dietician and operations manager with the Delaware State Health Care Services as well as ARA and Saga Corporations.


Received Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) designation – January 2010 to current.

Received Career Management Fellow certification from the Institute for Career Certification International (ICC) – May 2010 to current

Certified EMT in CPR and AED – thru current

Melanie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pennsylvania in 1969.

Board Activities

Former Treasurer, Leesburg Downtown Business Association (LDBA)

Various Town of Leesburg contributions

Professional Memberships

Member Association of Career Professionals International (ACPI), CMF designation – 2010- current

Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) designation – January 2010- current

National Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Charter and Current Member of the Leesburg-Greater Loudoun Chapter of SHRM

Member, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Member, National Association of Professional and Executive Women (NAPEW) (Selected into NAPEW “Women of Excellence”, 2008)

Member, Homeowner Downtown Residents Association (HDRA)

AIC Claims Insurance designation

Member of Kappa Omicron Nu (home economics honor society)

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) – Loudoun County Health Department – Volunteer since 2004

Life Member – Pennsylvania State University Hotel and Restaurant Society (PSHRS)

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