Melanie Gunderson

Product Development, Product Management, and Strategic Sourcing in San Francisco, CA

Melanie is currently an Associate Sourcing Manager at Williams Sonoma, specializing in the product development global sourcing strategy for Pottery Barn's decorative accessories and seasonal goods. She has a passion for international business and process improvement. Prior to sourcing, she worked in buying and merchandising for Pottery Barn Kids in the toys and decorative accessories departments, and spent around two years in NYC at Macy's Merchandising Group. Outside of work, she loves to travel, backpack, do CrossFit, and play volleyball on her local rec team. In her free time she is learning Mandarin Chinese and teaching herself to play the violin. Melanie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management with a minor in French and Francophone Studies from Syracuse University in New York.

Originally from Bend, Oregon, she has a background in Painting and Art History, and has studied abroad in Strasbourg, France. 

  • Work
    • Williams Sonoma Inc.
  • Education
    • Syracuse University