Melissa was born and raised in the Midwest, growing up in Missouri and Iowa. She attended Ozark Christian College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry, with a major in Children’s Ministry. Melissa enjoys reading, watching movies, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes football team. She loves serving the families and children at ACC, making them feel welcome and accepted in God’s church. Melissa joined the ACC staff in June 2020.