Team Countryside since: 2005

Melissa has over 15 years of experience with veterinary clinics, zoos, and rescue work. In her 15+ years at Countryside she has worked as a lab tech, receptionist, surgery and anesthesiology assistant, laser therapist, and in office management. She takes a special interest in managing Countryside’s social media and website, being captain of the bowling team, and coordinating volunteer and fundraising events.

Melissa loves DeLand and everything our small town has to offer including charity events, craft shows, riding bikes, shows at the Athens, restaurants, and ice cream shops. Melissa and her husband recently bought their dream home on an lake in Deltona with their 2 young children (soon to be 3). Little dogs have a special place in her heart since she has 3 of them, and also 3 rescue cats that have all broken their legs. Melissa is very close to her family, they enjoy playing board games, reading books, visiting theme parks, and going to the beach.