Mela Martorano has over 20 years of experience in the professional services and consulting industries. As owner at Cipher Partners, she devotes her time to search services, and career and executive coaching.
Her career coaching is oriented to individuals facing career transitions or changes and includes detailed assessment of strengths, personality, vocation and interests. She is also experienced in helping managers develop Leadership through Emotional Intelligence competencies and is one of the charter members of the Global EQ federation. She has been trained in leadership and team-building by Landmark Education in New York and is certified as one of Dr. Martin Seligman’s Vanguard Group of Authentic Happiness Coaches.
Before Cipher Partners, she was a Director for Harvard University, being responsible for Diversity efforts, placing and counseling people in multi-culturalism and a variety of career developmental issues. Prior to Harvard, she founded Parakletos, Inc., a Boston-based consulting firm, specializing in strategy, human resource and organizational consulting. Her experience also includes eleven years with Andersen Consulting, managing projects in business and marketing strategy, information technology and organizational development.


Ms. Martorano was Managing Partner for Consulting at Coopers and Lybrand in Caracas. Her technology career started at IBM in Venezuela. She holds an MPA from Harvard University, an M.A. in Psychology from Boston University and an MBA from the University of Tulsa. Her undergraduate training is in Mathematics and Computer Engineering with honors (Cum-Laude).


Mela Martorano, Managing Partner
(Executive Search / Career & Executive Coaching)
Cipher Technology Partners Corporation
2475 Brickell Ave.
Miami, Florida 33129-2479
1 305 856 6416


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