Co-founder, Executive Chairman

Melissa Hillesheim, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and General Counsel, is committed to expanding the company’s presence nationally, focused on supporting AspireHR’s strategic growth objectives on the path to becoming the North American market leader in Human Experience Management solution delivery.

With 18+ years of extensive corporate legal and business experience, Melissa has advised and guided business executives on key legal and business matters in the areas of human resources, corporate compliance, intellectual property, software development, marketing strategies, mergers and acquisitions, and consulting, technology and software services. She has a proven track record of forging successful working relationships with boards of directors, corporate officers and executive leadership teams.

In addition to co-founding AspireHR, Melissa previously served as General Counsel for Trinity Industries for 6 years then founded Brown Hillesheim Legal, P.C., where she served as Managing Principal for over 8 years and specialized in software / professional services agreements.

Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at Austin and received her Juris Doctorate from Baylor University School of Law.