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Melanie Payne

Director of   

Business Development

Melanie joined SOS in 2004, as the Director of Business Development structuring and leading a team of sales professionals to help utilities meet their training and consulting needs. Melanie's team is focused on sales growth through the delivery of innovative and customer-oriented services.


Melanie began her career with MCI, working in the telecommunications sales department. She has more than ten years experience in the computer training field, in which she provided Instrucotor-Led and Distance Learning training solutions for corporate clientele such as Bank of America, Wachovia, Duke Power, and Lockheed Martin. In addition, she has assisted training departments in the creation and implementation of custom training projects designed to meet the needs of the users.


Melanie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College in South Carolina and a Master in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.

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