Melanie Bargar

Director of Training

Melanie Bargar is Director of Training and Associate Executive Director of Administrative Services for the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute (YLI) where she brings more than 25 years of experience in management, development, sales, community and public relations, and teaching/training. As a unit of Clemson University’s Research division, YLI’s mission is to build individual and organizational capacity through a myriad of programs and training. YLI’s Professional Development Training Team specializes in topics of leadership, communication, team development, stress and time management, personal branding and many others.

Bargar is a graduate of Bob Jones University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is a certified True Colors® Personal Success Facilitator and trained to deliver StrengthsFinder. Bargar has many years of experience developing curriculum and delivering training to business organizations and state agencies. She is actively involved in leadership in her community, serving on leadership development boards with the Greenville and Greer Chambers of Commerce. She also serves on the Greer Relief Board of Directors and is a member of the Rotary Club of Greenville.


Greer Chamber of Commerce

Board of Directors

Greer Chamber Leadership Development Council


Greer Chamber Professional Development Committee


Greer Relief

Board of Directors

Greenville Chamber of Commerce


Opportunity Greenville


Rotary Club of Greenville


American Cancer Society

Committee Member

Junior Achievement

Committee Member


Bob Jones University

Bachelor of Science in Education

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