Melissa L. Speer is currently the Regional Director for the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region (SWARM) of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Department of Labor. As the Regional Director, she provides leadership for more than 91 employees spanning 11 states and 7 offices. She has been making workplaces fairer since she came to OFCCP in 1989. She began her career as a Compliance Officer in our Little Rock Area office. She has worked throughout the SWARM Region as a Liaison Officer, District Director in Dallas, Director of Regional Operations and Deputy Regional Director. Ms. Speer received a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1988 and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1991.