Maria Melfa Promoted to CEO of TTA


Westborough, MA – January 20, 2015 - The Training Associates (TTA), the largest provider of training talent and solutions, announced today that Maria Melfa has been appointed CEO of The Training Associates.  She succeeds Vic Melfa, who will remain with the company in the role of Chairman of the Board.

As CEO of TTA, Maria will oversee the strategic growth and global expansion plans for the company.

Since 2007, Melfa has served as the President of TTA.  During that time, she has been driving the day-to-day strategic and tactical processes across all divisions and functions including sales, marketing, accounting, operations, and recruiting.  Additionally, she has been selected as one of the Most Influential Staffing Executives by Staffing Industry Analysts and TTA as a Top Women-Led Business in Massachusetts by The Commonwealth Institute.

Maria Melfa said, “This is an exciting time for our business.  We have a dedicated and knowledgeable team that works tirelessly to provide our clients with training solutions that propel their business.  Every training engagement we partner on is a positive reflection that our clients believe that knowledge transfer is critical for growth.  Additionally, with our talented training professional contractors and streamlined processes, we are poised to continue our steady growth path and carry out our vision.”

Vic Melfa added, “I am thrilled to see Maria move to the CEO role.  Maria and I started the company twenty-one years ago and with her in-depth experience as President and in all parts of our company, she is more than qualified for this position.  I look forward to moving to Chairman as TTA continues its growth under Maria’s leadership.”


Founded in 1994, The Training Associates is the largest, most recognized provider of on-demand learning and development talent and solutions. TTA’s talent offerings feature over 25,000 L&D resources specializing in adult learning for all technologies and business/soft skills. Our services include our ability to undertake and manage projects of any size or scope related to the design, development, and delivery of training.