About Us

QoL-X is focused on how to help the most people we can. Our ongoing mission is to engage in opportunities that seek out and share innovative solutions for minimizing suffering and improving quality of life for our clients. We have designed an extensive collection of micro-interventions, learning activities and materials, all focused on helping people improve some aspect of life.

We love to support others in their most ambitious and noble goals, and to share the best of what we’ve learned in our journeys. If you are curious to learn more or discuss our coaching packages, we would love to hear from you.


Team

Melissa Ganus, EdD, MBA (aka “Dr Mel”)

Founder & Director

drmel.qol-at-gmail.com
Advising Services - DrMelGanus.com
Social Media - LinkedIn - Twitter - Facebook - Quora

Dr. Mel has dedicated herself to helping reduce suffering and improve quality of life, and works tirelessly to find ways to make that easier. She is best known for her enthusiasm and experience in creative problem solving, nonprofit projects, learning design and impact assessment. Learn more about Dr. Mel’s current interests by checking out her Facebook page.

Julia Gomez, MEd (aka “Jules”)

Research & Development Engineer

jules.qolx-at-gmail.com
Social Media - LinkedIn - Facebook - Instagram

Jules is our energizer bunny, intensely focused on getting things done for every project. With a depth of research and experience in applied behavioral analysis, she is adept at helping people use tools and methods to make progress on immediate and long term goals. A world traveler and minimalist, she helps everyone see life as an adventure.

Priya Dharshini, MSC Marketing

Graphic Design & Special Projects

priya.qol-at-gmail.com
Social Media - LinkedIn

Priya is leading our efforts to share QoL Experiments in India, where she is a fellow at Make a Difference. She loves graphic design and the power of good imagery to convey ideas. She completed her Masters in Marketing at the University of Wales in Singapore. Priya’s first visit to the United States has been a spectacular adventure and she looks forward to returning as often as possible.

Rocco Petrongolo, BS CS (aka “The Rocc”)

Software Consultant & Project Manager

rocco.qol-at-gmail.com
petronr1.github.io - Personal Site
Social Media - LinkedIn

Rocco is our most tenacious problem solver. He is acting as technical lead and project manager at QoL. Rocco continues to take on software consulting and development roles in the IT market.

Stan Wilson, GC

Logistics & Operations

stanwilsonsd-at-gmail.com
Social Media - LinkedIn

With more than 20 years working on environmental graphics and wayfinding projects, Stan brings his expertise in project management and design to his work with QoL Enterprises. He’s the numbers guy, making sure that all our budgets and logistics are thought through and all the checklists get completed. For more about his work, check out SLWilson Company.

Susannah W. Smith, PhD (aka “Zanna”)

Research & Project Development

zanna.smith-at-gmail.com
Social Media - LinkedIn

Dr. Zanna has a lifetime of experiences to draw from when she works with clients, from her breadth of work in visual and performing arts and her many years advising students, administrators and healthcare professionals. She recently completed her PhD in Psychology at Walden University, with intensive research on resiliency to compassion fatigue.

Contact Us

QoL-X
San Diego, CA 92108
Email: drmel.qol-at-gmail.com
Phone: 425.466.7704