A former Corporate Marketing Executive turned Beauty Expert & Entrepreneur, Melissa Hibbert is the Founder of The GLAM Agency. A natural business evolution for her – combining a successful background in advertising, brand & product management and entertainment marketing with her passion for Beauty. As the leader of The GLAM Agency, Melissa is committed to not only ensuring that her clients achieve their full potential but also, to provide a level playing field for multicultural talent in the Beauty industry to succeed and leverage equitable opportunities. She is also the Founder of SHEEQ Cosmetics, the creator of Beauty and the Business Professional Empowerment Conference and Executive Producer of Behind The Glam docu-series.
Determined to achieve a higher level of education, Melissa attended the illustrious Fisk University in Nashville, TN, where she obtained a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Public Administration, she later went on to graduate school earning a Masters degree in Media Management. Armed with a quality education, Melissa embarked on a successful career in Corporate Marketing for over 14 years working for and with some of the leading brands in the industry such as; Nike Inc., Jordan Brand Division, BET Networks, UniWorld Group Inc., Los Angeles Times Media Group, Burger King Corporation, Ford Motors Co., Coca Cola to name a few. But the pull of her first love proved too strong, so she decided to shift her career path and began a journey to reinvent herself – to follow her true passion: Beauty. To make her new career focus official, Melissa trained intensively under some the top Celebrity Makeup Artists in the industry.
Through hard work and dedication to hone her craft, she is now a “go-to” Beauty Expert and Professional Makeup Artist for both celebrity, corporate and private clients alike. Her passion for flawless beauty and to make every woman feel glamorous, along with her contagious enthusiasm, positive attitude and grace – helped her to become one of the industry’s most dynamic and in-demand talents. The face is her canvas and Melissa believes every woman deserves to look as confident, powerful and gorgeous on the outside as they feel on the inside. Melissa is squarely focused on empowering women to celebrate their uniqueness and individual beauty. Her aesthetic is to focus on “total beauty” by incorporating Makeup, Hair and Wardrobe Styling in her business strategy as a beauty professional.