Melissa Robinson is the Sr. Manager of Global Corporate Responsibility at Hilton where she leads the development and activation of Hilton’s Global Corporate Responsibility strategy; Travel with Purpose.
Melissa leads Hilton’s Global Volunteer Program; that is activated in over 90 countries, engages Hilton’s 355,000+ Team Members and positively impacts communities around the world. She is also responsible for Hilton’s Disaster Response platform; Hilton Responds. This donor advised fund is activated to assist with the rebuilding efforts of Hilton’s Team Members and localy impacted communities in times of disaster. To date, the Hilton Responds fund has responded to more than 27 campaigns, assisted more than 1,000 Team Members and raised more than $3 Million in assistance for Team Members and local communities.
Melissa is responsible for Hilton’s Travel with Purpose Action Grant program. This Intraprenuership grant program was designed to give property teams a way to innovate around scalable solutions for every day problems that properties and communites face around the world. The TwP Action Grant program is responsible for more than $1 Million in local impact over it’s three year span and continues to evolve and grow under her leadership. She is also responsible for all executive and corporate philanthropy, strategic partnerships and Hilton’s global network of community champions that are located in all of Hilton’s 21 corporate and regional offices.
Melissa joined Hilton in 2009 managing the development, operations and implementation of the Global Fitness strategy for the entire portfolio of Brands.