Melissa is a resident of Tallapoosa, GA and a native of Mableton, GA.  She graduated in 1985 from Pebblebrook High School.  She attended Georgia Highlands College in Rome for core classes and continued her education on a part-time basis at West Georgia Technical College.  She graduated with honors in 2009 with a Business Administration Diploma.  Her past career path included mostly administration in the construction world.  She is looking forward to a bright new career path with CPRD!  Melissa has two children, Mitchell and Shanna and one granddaughter – Ryalynn Joy!  She loves the nature and animals, enjoys gardening, birdwatching, horseback riding, music and an anytime trip to the beach!