Malissa Stanton Adams
Diversity, Inclusion & Social Equity Expert
Stanton Adams Consulting
Malissa Adams was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York where she was inspired by her entrepreneurial parents to pursue her dream of small business consulting. She is a first-generation college student and considersherselfbotha“life-longlearner”and“serial entrepreneur”.
The journey began in 1991 when Ms. Adams co-founded a New York City based talent management company. From 2002-2003 Ms. Adams worked with Schulman Ronca and Bucavalis Inc. (SRBI) who were commissioned to conduct an annual health survey. Ms. Adams served as an essential part of the survey team that focused on collecting information on quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) practices and challenges.
From 2003 to 2008 Ms. Adams collaborated with executive management teams of Rosen Publishing Group and Librarian’s Book Express to ensure overall operations were conducted in accordance with customer needs and satisfaction.
In 2008 Ms. Adams created a small business consulting firm where she consulted, planned, directed, and coordinated with business owners who specialized in music or music-related products.
In 2010, Ms. Adams relocated to the Midwest and combined her talents with her childhood friend Cecilia Stanton. They decided to merge their consulting firms, as well as their skills, talents, and visions, and Stanton Adams Consulting was born.
As Chief Operations Officer and Co-founder of Stanton Adams Consulting LLC, located in St Paul, Minnesota, Ms. Adams brings over 15 years of experience in business management, sales, and marketing. She has successfully planned and directed the business operations of public and private organizations.
Ms. Adams offers consulting services in the area of multicultural marketing with expertise in marketing communications and technical writing. She enjoys gathering the most up-to-date information and making it both available and palatable for diverse audiences. Ms. Adams uses behavioral science principles, methods, and theories adapted from the fields of psychology, sociology, education, and management to examine and characterize the experiences of multicultural markets in the United States.