Mona Ameli is founder & CEO of her Executive Consulting firm Ameli Global Partnerships, advising CEOs on business strategy choices and how to sustainably turn around companies through Culture, Leadership and Business Transformations. Mona brings a unique approach to the organization’s commercial strategy, truly putting people, culture and values at the foundation of growth. In parallel, Mona also heads up the Diversity & Inclusion and Cultural Transformation business for Carpe Diem Partners, a boutique consultancy focused on Talent Management and Acquisition for Boards Members, Chief Executives and Senior-Level Executives; Advising Public, Private and Investor-backed companies on leadership imperatives.
Recognized twice as one of the Most Influential women in the Direct Selling industry (DSN) and one of the most Powerful & Influential Women in California (National Diversity Council), Ameli is multi-cultural, multi-lingual (fluent in 4 languages) and was Chair of the Diversity & Empowerment Council of the Direct Selling Association Board of Directors for 3 consecutive terms. Ameli has been a transformational leader herself as the former Global President of Medifast-Optavia and an accomplished C-Suite and crossfunctional executive with 23 years of progressive experience building multinational Consumer Packaged Goods and Lifestyle brands, reaching every major region in the world with deep operating expertise turning around large businesses, in both public and private environments. She successfully led a recent business turn around through a cultural leadership transformation that delivered exponential growth in revenue & operating income for Medifast.
Ameli holds a Diploma of Economics and a Master of Business & Management from University of Dauphine (Paris-France), as well as a post- Master’s degree in Marketing from University of Paris–Est (Creteil-France). She is also a Certified Diversity & Inclusion Professional (National Diversity Council) and a Certified Cultural Transformation Consultant (Barrett Value Center).