Melissa Salvador is the founder and owner of Planu (www.planu.co) that provides office supplies, office equipment, furniture, cleaning supplies, break room supplies, computers, electronics, school supplies, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Prior to Planu, Melissa was involved in multiple ventures. She was the publisher and CEO of a Southern California newspaper with 45,000 readers. Melissa also started and managed two companies dealing with logistics and information technology. She has also managed the operations of a Philippine branch of a Los Angeles-based law firm, where she oversaw IT and accounting operations and was responsible for over 60 employees while spearheading strategic planning and growth.
Melissa has her Masters in Accounting degree from the Southern Methodist University (SMU), holds an MBA from the Ateneo de Manila University and has an economics undergraduate degree from the University of Santo Tomas. Prior to SMU, Melissa studied accounting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Melissa loves traveling and playing the piano. Melissa and her family make their home in Frisco, Texas.
Planu is a Texas-based, minority and woman-owned small business enterprise. The company provides a full range of products and services for the US Government agencies, education, nonprofit, healthcare, hospitality, and corporate markets. Planu is founded on a commitment to do the right thing for our clients, empower our leaders and employees, and pursue business growth to accelerate progress in our community. We see challenges as opportunities and solve problems differently. Our Mission, Vision, and Values are driving the way we do business.
Anchored by ideals of commitment, integrity, credibility, and leadership, Planu is harnessing its brand of expertise to create shared value for sectors that are important to national development. Planu develops synergies as it establishes mutually beneficial relationships with others that share its vision and beliefs.
Planu will be the most important and innovative minority and woman-owned company, creating mutual value and wealth for our stakeholders.