Melissa was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska before moving to Fort Collins in 2006 to attend college. She graduated from Colorado State University in Fort Collins with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in December 2010. She started working as a dental assistant in 2008 while finishing her degree and has been dedicated to advancing her skills ever since.

Melissa has been living in Denver for the past 5 years and loves the metropolitan city. She enjoys being in the mountains during any season, particularly snowboarding in the winter followed by fishing and camping in the summer.