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Performance Coaching for the Determined Professional

Improve your pitching, presenting, public speaking & profitability with one of LA’s top performance coaches.


As one of LA’s top performance coaches, I will work with you one-on-one & / or within your organization to pitch with impactful connection, present with confidence, & ultimately perform with your most powerful, authentic self.


As a professional actor & award-winning filmmaker, I know INTRINSICALLY how to tell effective stories & connect with audiences on an emotional level. These skills are ESSENTIAL in the workplace in order to gain support for your valuable ideas, to earn promotions, to raise funds for your business, & to win arguments.

I can teach you how!



One-on-one - In four 90-minute sessions we will cover:

  • Your personal strengths & weaknesses

  • Tools for preparation

  • How to craft a story

  • How to rehearse 

  • How to master the performance

Group / corporate (4 hour or 8 hour)

  • How to craft a compelling story

  • How to think on your feet

  • How to connect with your audience

  • How to deliver with authenticity

She dealt with every single student as an individual and they improved in front of my very eyes. I am thrilled and I’m going to be inviting Melissa back every year hereafter…

-Prof. Larraine Segil, Southwestern School of Law

“Melissa has an ability to get to the heart of any project/presentation. Her approach really encourages you to be with your communication partner(s) whether that be an audience or a group of investors. And she’s unafraid to call you out if you aren’t being truthful— she has great instincts for that.”

-Vince Yap, Private Client