mlok consulting, inc.

mlok consulting works as the interface of government, business and community, specializing in Project Management, Asset Management, Public Relations and Information Technology. Our approach is to deliver innovative ideas drawn from our wide knowledge base while cultivating a unique and understanding relationship with our clients, treating them with the respect and integrity they deserve. We are able to provide our exceptional services by effectively combining professional experience with a commitment to success and an emphasis in building and strengthening community.

Management Team

Melanie Lok – President & CEO
Melanie has twelve years experience in project control systems for aviation and infrastructure projects. Her experiences includes the design and operation of enterprise project control systems, the design and operation of web-based control systems, automated scheduling, cost estimating, document controls, coding and the design and operation of 3D mapping/GIS technologies.



At mlok consulting we consistently strive for professional integrity which we believe is the cornerstone of our company's character. Professional integrity requires the ability to effectively communicate and work with multiple stakeholders to come to an agreement with full consensus. We are committed to honesty and fair practice.


mlok consulting works hard to facilitate growth in business and in communities. We value the importance of mentorship and education, aiming to provide opportunities for the young people in our communities. As business is ever growing and changing, we understand the importance of sharing knowledge and building stronger networks.


mlok consulting is firmly committed to community outreach and education. Our approach to community is through mentoring and hands-on learning experiences. We are proud of our local roots and work to continue strengthening the relationships between business and community.

Who we support:

  • San Francisco Chinese Hospital
  • Asian Law Caucus
  • Chinese for Affirmative Action
  • YMCA
  • Stanford University


Certification # Date issued
Human Rights Commission San Francisco DBE HRC051414681 May 26, 2011
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey MBE/WBE PA-25188 February 25, 2011
California Department of Transportation SWBE/SMBE
March 4, 2005

AAAE – Asian American Architects & Engineers
The Asian American Architects and Engineers Association, (AAAE), is committed to the empowerment of professionals in the built environment in personal growth, professional excellence, business development and leadership in our community.

APWA – American Public Works Association
The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services. The association is a highly participatory organization, with hundreds of opportunities for leadership and service, and a network of several dozen national committees in every area of public works. Governed by a 17-member board of directors, elected at both the regional and national levels, APWA is an open, flexible association with a diversified membership of 26,000 and a reputation for quality services and products.

IFMA – International Facility Management Association
IFMA is the largest and most widely recognized professional association for facility management, supporting approximately 18,000 members. The Association's members are represented in 125 chapters, 16 councils and one Special Interest Group (SIG), in 56 countries worldwide. Globally, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, provides educational programs, recognizes facility management degree and certificate programs and produces World Workplace, the largest facility management-related conference and exposition.

PMI – The Project Management Institute
Vital and forward thinking – focused on the needs of project management professionals worldwide; that's the Project Management Institute of today. PMI has long been acknowledged as a pioneer in the field and now their membership represents a truly global community with more than 200,000 professionals, representing 125 countries. PMI professionals come from virtually every major industry including, aerospace, automotive, business management, construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and telecommunications.

PMICOS – Project Management Institute - College of Scheduling
The PMI College of Scheduling 's vision is to be recognized as a dynamic organization of professionals dedicated to promoting the expectation and implementation of accurate, ethical schedules throughout the World. Their mission is to provide a forum for Professionals to promote excellence in scheduling through networking, sharing project experiences, providing and receiving training, providing support and encouragement for the ongoing development of the PMI Body of Knowledge in the areas of scheduling and time management, and supporting project managers in their PMP certification efforts.

PWC – Professional Women in Construction
Beginning with a dozen women in 1980, PWC now counts over 600 women, men, companies and public agencies as members and reaches a constituency of close to 8,000. It is a nonprofit, 50l (c)3 organization. It provides invaluable information on construction trends through seminars and facilitates business interaction through networking events.