Melissa joined the Pearl team in May of 2019 as the Executive Director. In June of 2021 she transitioned to the Board of Directors in order to spend more time on her private counseling business. She has a BS in Psychology from CSU and a MA in Counseling from CCU. She is a wife and a mother of two. When she is not working or caring for her family she enjoys running, biking, camping and boating! She was born in Nebraska but has always considered Colorado home.