Melinda Bunyard is the founder of Bunyard Speaking and Coaching Services based in Northwest Arkansas. She is a Certified Speaker, Leadership Trainer and Life Coach with the John Maxwell Leadership Team. Melinda trains leaders in corporate and faith-based settings on vision casting, goal setting, leadership development, and personal growth. She offers facilitation, workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, training and coaching.
Melinda began her career in education and has over ten years of classroom experience in both the public and private school arenas. One of her favorite assignments was teaching a year of English at Northwest Teachers University in Gansu, China.
Melinda has served in numerous leadership roles and is the founder of the Inspire Women’s Conference. During her time at Liberty Theological Seminary, Melinda earned a Master of Arts in Religion and developed a Bible study for professional women that was attended by over 500 women each week.
Melinda has been speaking at conferences and events for the past 20 years. As a keynote speaker, she inspires audiences to dream big, live intentionally, and find joy in the journey of life. Using personal stories, humor, and engaging content, her sessions motivate people towards discovering and reaching their full potential.