As an author, consultant and speaker, Melinda Hinson Neely combines 20 years of marketing planning, research and strategy experience with her passion for healthy living. Her two books, FINDING LIFE’S SECRET SAUCE and EAT IN NOT OUT, share her philosophy on integrating good food, fitness and fun into everyday living, without turning life upside down. Her third book, HEART AND SOLE, is slated for release later this year.

With a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and a Masters in Business Administration, Melinda has worked in both corporate and entrepreneurial arenas, in industries ranging from high tech to consumer goods to healthcare. She is a mom, marathoner and Everyday Wellness Expert who offers common sense and practical suggestions for shaping up, eating right and embracing a healthy lifestyle.

Services Offered

Wellness Education: Presentations, workshops, and video conferences on a range of topics that encompass fitness, nutrition, cooking, and healthy living.

Corporate Wellness: Consultations, workshops, and webinars tailored to client’s needs. Creation of email, blog, and social media content to engage employees on wellness topics.

Marketing and Communications: Marketing strategy, research, communication plans, message development, and copywriting to ensure successful wellness product launches.

Sampling of Speaking Topics

  • Who’s Smart Now? Nutrition for Dummies
  • 10 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies (And Carrot Cake Isn’t One of Them)
  • Digress From Cooking Stress: Happy Meals at Home
  • Eat Cheap and Be Merry
  • Marry the Right and Left Brains for Culinary Bliss
  • Dare to Go the Distance (Even if It’s 26.2 Miles)
  • Get Fit For Life



melindahinsonneely at gmail dot com | 208-867-5970

Melinda Neely

Photo by Barb Bergeson.