Melissa grew up in Grove City where she attended Grove City High School and was a member of the marching band. After graduating from High School in 2006, Melissa attended Columbus State Community College for Medical Billing and Coding but after her sister graduated as a dental hygienist, Melissa became interested in dental assisting. She then enrolled in Assist to Succeed of Columbus and loved it. It was Melissa's instructor who led her to work for Dr. Underwood here in Powell. Melissa can’t imagine a better place to work than Trio Orthodontics. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, Mya, family, and her boxer, Dakota. Melissa also enjoys taking walks, shopping, and going on vacations.