Melanie Rupp, Business Advisor
Melanie Rupp, MBA, is a Business Advisor for Women’s Enterprise Centre, based in its Vancouver office. Women’s Enterprise Centre is a non-profit organization devoted to helping BC women launch, lead and scale their own businesses, providing business loans, skills training, mentoring, advice and resources from its three offices in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria.
Melanie works to inspire and build confidence in every client, working directly with women business owners to provide one-on-one complimentary business guidance. With more than 25 years of business and community service experience, Melanie is also a passionate advocate for the advancement of women.
Since 2005, Melanie has worked exclusively with women entrepreneurs, utilizing her expertise in marketing, operations, human resources, risk management and commercial banking, to help them build successful companies.
Melanie has an Executive MBA degree from Simon Fraser University, and has completed formal post-secondary education in sales and marketing management, and information technology.
In the community, Melanie is an active volunteer who has contributed her talents to many organizations including the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, Startup Canada, YWCA Metro Vancouver, the Minerva Foundation for BC Women, The Vancouver Writers Festival, and Canadian Pony Club.