Born in Marianna and raised in Panama City, Florida, Melissa spent most of her life in the Sunshine State before attending Mississippi State University in 2017. She graduated with her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a concentration in International Business and her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Melissa has experience in social media management, nonprofit fundraising, and customer service. In her free time, she enjoys baking, cooking, painting, spending time outdoors, and traveling. Melissa values the importance of community, philanthropy, service, and innovation in her career. She joins the Pensacola State College family as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Foundation. She looks forward to contributing to the growth of the Foundation and the institution. As the Marketing and Communications Coordinator, she is responsible for Foundation communications and connecting the donor community to PSC. She is committed to promoting and sustaining donor relations while providing compelling materials for the planning and execution of Foundation campaigns and events.