Melissa has been an Executive Assistant with Patriot since 2015. Prior to becoming a part of the Patriot team, she worked at a local non-profit that provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with disabilities. She has over 20 years of administrative experience with an emphasis in the medical and not-for-profit fields.
Melissa grew up in Louisiana and attended Nicholls State University for four years, where she studied Personnel Management. Prior to moving to Knoxville, Melissa lived in Colorado, where she was a co-owner in a medical services company.
Melissa lives in Knoxville and has two grown children. She is an avid runner and enjoys gardening, swimming and spending time with family and friends.