American Excellence Award 2018


Melissa Whitaker receives 2018 American Excellence Award 

August 6th 2018 –  Melissa Whitaker and Melissa Whitaker International has been selected for the 2018 American Excellence Award in Client Solutions amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Institute of Trade & Commerce (USITC).

Each year the USITC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. They are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community. Companies of this caliber enhance the consumer driven stature that USITC strives to recognize.

Melissa Whitaker has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition by USITC marks a significant achievement as an emerging leader within various competitors and is setting benchmarks that the industry should follow.

As part of the industry research and business surveys, various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the selected companies in each category. This research is part of an exhaustive process that encapsulates a year long immersion in the business climate of its industry.


The USITC is a leading authority on researching, evaluating and recognizing companies across a wide spectrum of industries that meet its stringent standards of excellence. It has spearheaded the idea of independent enterprise and entrepreneurial growth allowing businesses of all sizes to be recognized locally and encouraged globally.

Particular emphasis is given to meeting and exceeding industry benchmarks for customer service, product quality and ethical practices. Industry leading standards and practices have been developed and implementation of the same has been pioneered by the dedicated efforts of the business community and commerce leadership.  More information on USITC can be found at

About Melissa Whitaker International (MWI)

Melissa Whitaker International (MWI) offers comprehensive consulting, training, coaching and rigorous analytics to help executives and their teams achieve alignment and drive profitable sales. Our goal is to help you accomplish your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined was possible.

We believe that learning the fundamental foundations of sales is just as important for sales teams as flight school is for fighter pilots. On-going training keeps you flexible and adaptable to the inevitable changes in buying processes and economic climates.

Our high-performance, customized training consultations and proven selling system help you drive performance, generate new prospects, improve negotiation skills and ultimately win more sales. MWI’s objective is to help your business and team increase your revenue, profits, commissions, and market share.

For more information please contact Melissa Whitaker at Melissa Whitaker International – 847.845.4922,, .