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Melvin Sinclair

Assistant Professor
Phone: 864-268-3550

Melvin Sinclair


Dr. Melvin "Mel" Sinclair, Jr. has served as Chief Human Resources Officer reporting to the CEO, successfully completed 20 acquisitions, completed the start-up for Hitachi Electronics Devices (USA) as head of human resources (employee number 2), and built scalable human resources systems for high growth organizations. His experience spans the defense, manufacturing, and financial services industries.

Mel's career and academic concentration is in human resource management, small business management and entrepreneurship, business strategy, and organizational behavior. Dr. Sinclair earned the designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP). He has served on several university advisory boards and was a top finalist for the South Carolina Human Resource Management Award for Professional Excellence (State SHRM and State Chamber of Commerce award). Dr. Sinclair earned a doctorate in business administration, a master's degree in human resource development, and a bachelor's degree in banking and finance. 


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