Melinda Smith
DENVER, COLORADO

Meet Melinda!

From Awesome Admin to Awesome Consultant

I’m the poster child for someone who absolutely loves technology, but has zero formal tech experience. I go all-in on supporting women in technology. When I’m not geeking out on Salesforce, you’ll find me enjoying Denver’s breweries, doing photography, or doing anything outdoors.

Who I Am

I’m a 5x certified Salesforce admin turned Salesforce consultant. Can you tell I love Salesforce? I’m pretty passionate about the Salesforce community and about uplifting women in technology, as evidenced by my involvement in Girly Geeks, the Two WIT Podcast, and WITness Success, the only Salesforce women in tech conference.

How I Got Here

I’ve had a lot of careers but found myself totally bored at one point. I had this lightbulb moment that I could do something I was interested in (in technology) even though I had absolutely zero background in it as long as I had the drive and the dedication to try — and as long as I wasn’t afraid to fail.

Where I'll Go

While there won’t be a time in my life when I’m not physically working on the Lightning Platform, I’m excited to take on new and challenging roles that let me be more strategic while teaching other people how to build things. I’ll continue to champion women in tech through my user group, and you’ll never stop hearing my voice on the Two WIT podcast.

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