Melanie Wong, CEO of Premium Inc., is proud to have earned various awards including entrepreneur of the year, small business person of the year, top women’s business in Hawaii, and ranked in Hawaii’s top 200 businesses. Today on the EO Podcast, Melanie discusses the importance of continuing your education beyond the classroom and how a good company culture can save you in the worst of times. Tune in to learn how Melanie handled a sudden end to her warehouse lease, two major floodings, wire thieves, and condescension from vendors and clients when entering a new market as a female entrepreneur.
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Melanie Wong has been the President and CEO of the award-winning Premium Inc. till she sold the business to Office Depot in 2017. She is currently focusing on her real estate holding company where she serves as CEO. Melanie serves as a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, the world’s only peer-to-peer network exclusively for like-minded global leaders and entrepreneurs from across 61 nations. She is also part of YPO, a global leadership community comprising extraordinary chief executives from across 142 countries. J Charitable Foundation has been founded by Melanie and she is also a certified training coach for Becoming Your Best. Melanie has been honored with several prestigious awards for leadership, business acumen, and community endeavors.