Vice President of People Development
Melanie Popjes is the Vice President of People Development at Investor Management Services. Melanie holds her bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Organizational psychology from Appalachian State University and brings to IMS a unique passion and enthusiasm for helping organizations build and optimize great teams.
Melanie is a dynamic leader who brings over 15 years of diverse experience in various talent management, organizational development, and human resources functions. Prior to joining IMS she was Director of Talent Business Partners at AvidXchange, a local Charlotte Fintech firm, where she built the HR Business Partner model and team from the ground up. Melanie has spent the last 12 years of her career working in the high growth technology space, including playing the key people leader role in the successful acquisition of Black Diamond Performance Reporting by Advent Software in 2011, one of the most successful Fintech acquisitions in the SaaS industry to date.
Melanie is a resident of Fort Mill, South Carolina and in her spare time enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and rescue dog, writing, and being with family and friends.