Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has over 21 years of experience in health care; seven of which involved work as an accounting clerk and fourteen as a clinical quality improvement analyst.
In addition to her career in health care, Melissa served eight years in the U.S. Naval Reserve as an intelligence specialist. Melissa joined St. Vrain Valley School District in 2013 to support the Race To The Top programs, including STEM education and the Innovation Center.