Melissa graduated form Oakland Community College in 2006 where she received her degree in Hygiene. At the same time, she became licensed in the administration of anesthesia and nitrous oxide. She started working in the dental field as a sterilization coordinator in 1998 and then continued to work as a dental assistant for five years. In 2009, she and her husband started a family business which has been growing steadily in the Highland area. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and three daughters as well as gardening and reading. One of her passions is finding new and exciting recipes that her family loves.