Melissa AbneyBrand and Product Management

Melissa Abney graduated from the University of Houston in 2011 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. After graduating, she accepted a role with 3M Company in marketing analytics for its Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division. Melissa was promoted yearly, increasing her responsibilities and building experience ranging from market development to product management. As a result, she gained valuable hands-on knowledge of data-driven decisions, leading cross-functional teams, and developing creative marketing and business strategies that deliver sales growth and increased profitability. Melissa received corporate award recognition for the analytics and portfolio simplification programs that she led and these programs were deemed best practices within the company.


Outside of Melissa’s core work responsibilities, Melissa’s enjoys tapping into her passion for helping and encouraging others. She is an active volunteer in the local community and has led 3M community initiatives to promote diversity in the workplace, support education, and improve lives of youth and homeless. In her free time, Melissa enjoys watching sports, traveling, painting and spending time with family and friends.