Melissa Arias

Melissa Arias, MBA brings nearly 16 years of business experience to her adjunct faculty role at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Having earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Brigham Young University-Hawaii and her Master's degree in Business Administration in Arizona, she brings a wealth of knowledge and business acumen to this course. Prior to teaching at BYUH, Professor Arias worked in the administrative offices of BYUH, was Vice President of a small business in Hawaii, consultant to a NGO start-up, Advisor for University of Phoenix, Behavioral Health Technician for Anasazi, and Executive Director of ACTV (a local cable television station in California). She has completed internships in media production in Connecticut and marketing in Gurgaon, India and also teaches for Park University's MBA program. Her current pursuit is to become fluent in Spanish and share LuLaRoe. She currently lives in Arizona with her husband and daughter.