A native of Northern California, Menon earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She continued her education at Baylor University where she earned her master’s of science in Economics.
Menon spent the formative years of her professional career in business process consulting and marketing strategy with both a global firm and a Silicon Valley start-up. In 2007, she began her teaching career at Western State Colorado University. During her time at Western she has served as director of internships and has taught principles of marketing, introduction to business, organizational behavior, social media marketing, marketing research and computer applications in business.
Currently, Menon serves as the Director for the Energy Management Program and teaches Energy Management professional development, Evolution of the Oil and Gas Economy, and Business and Society.