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The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching and unforeseen consequences in all aspects of society – one of the most prevalent being the workplace. Virtually overnight, companies needed to quickly and efficiently pivot to embrace a remote workforce and establish a completely new way of operating their business with their employees being the most crucial component to ongoing success. Although drastic, this change was not entirely negative, as it proved many employees could successfully handle working remotely, leaving them with more time to spend with family, less time commuting, and ultimately a better work-life balance.

Melissa Dexter is the Chief People Officer at Uprise Health, a leading digital mental health company that cares for the total person. She is a leader in mental health human resources and digital solutions and is responsible for building the blueprint for the wellbeing strategy at Uprise Health. Melissa brings over 25 years of human resources experience with expertise in health care on both the payer and provider side. Over her career, she has specialized in all facets of People Operations to include specialization in building HR infrastructure, talent acquisition, employment law, cultural transformation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

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