Mel Sainvil

Mel Sainvil

Resource Coordinator, Westside Works

Mel Sainvil, MSSW, possesses nearly 15 years of expansive experience in Social Work and Organizational Leadership.

With a master’s degree from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) at Nashville, Mel’s professional experience spans across industries within the private sector, local and federal government, as well as other non-profit organizations.

Her prior management experience coupled with her creative nature allows her to support business growth by developing sustainable infrastructure and processes that enable organizations to thrive and benefit communities.

More recently, Mel’s niche has been in the Veteran and workforce development space. With a proficiency in understanding policies, social programs and genuine desire to advocate for people, she is invested in expanding her impact throughout communities.

“In another life, I’m pretty sure I was a nomadic, food-blogging engineer, artist and humanitarian.”