Featured Mentor: Meet Melody

Melody C. Gratic is a certified John Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker, and Certified Behavioral Analysis Trainer and Consultant. She is a phenomenal strategic thinker, passionate motivational speaker and servant leader, well-known for connecting with a multicultural, multigenerational and global workforce. Melody Gratic founded XcelMil, LLC on the premise of providing exceptional, value-based, and relevant services to our stakeholders and partners that significantly impact business and personal transformation.

Melody Gratic retired from the U.S. Army with 24 years of active service. She is most proud and honored to have served at the White House Transportation Agency under President George Bush, Jr. and President Barak Obama and US Army Garrison Brussels in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. She has supervised and trained countless servicemembers on critical hard and soft skills. Projects she managed include reports to Installation Management Command Europe Operations; US Army Garrison Benelux; Senior Officer and Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Development Workshops, Off-sites and Team-building Activities.

Melody has served as a Team Lead/Training Coordinator on several missions trips to Mozambique, Africa, Onnville, Haiti, and Rancho de Sus, Mexico.Melody has been a mentor in eMentor since 2019 and has mentored 3 proteges since joining.  Recently, one of her proteges said:

“Melody’s meetings were based on honesty, dedication, and a commitment to my success.  As a result, my self-confidence elevated.  I am so thankful and pleased to have had the opportunity to share [this] moment of my life with Melody.”


From the eMentor Team: Thank you, Melody, for giving back to the veteran and military family community so that others can continue their quest for business success!