Melanie White is the Executive Vice President of Virgin Experience Gifts, formerly Cloud 9 Living. She joined the company in 2015 with a focus on product development and immediately secured a number of new experience partners. Since then, Melanie has held several positions within the business and led various commercial functions, contributing to the rapid growth of the business over the past 6 years. Throughout the recent acquisition, she has kept the Virgin Experience Gifts team focused and stabilized. She has emerged as a proven leader with a diverse range of strengths. Prior to her tenure with Virgin Experience Gifts, Melanie was an accomplished sales professional handling key accounts for BCBG Max Azria Group. Melanie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fordham University and an associate’s degree in fashion merchandising management from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She received both degrees with honors.