Melissa has been a Licensed Agent with New York Life Insurance Company since June 2018. Melissa first attended Butler County where she played basketball her freshman year and then went on to Emporia State University where she graduated with a BA in Communications and a BA in Sociology. She worked in the non-profit sector before taking the leap to open her own business in 2012, SugarPete Gift Boutique in her hometown of Lyndon. Melissa loves to be helpful and talk to people which made the transition into the insurance and financial world a natural fit. She is licensed in life, health, has her Series 6 and 63 licenses and is a NAIFA member.
Melissa is married with two daughters Savannah and Charleigh and is very active in their lives at home and in school. You may find her being the deejay at a school dance, keeping score at volleyball or basketball games, coaching or helping out a rec softball team, at a dance competition or watching her kids play various sports. Melissa enjoys bow hunting, hiking, camping, and flower gardening.