Melissa was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She studied at Northern Arizona University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design in 2007. Melissa has served in many positions on the ASID Alaska board since returning to Anchorage in 2008. The local ASID community has helped Melissa in developing connections that have provided support both professionally and personally.
Melissa is Associate Principal at McCool Carlson Green (MCG) and advocates for healthy material choices through their Red List Free Campaign. She looks forward to serving as Finance Director in 2019-2020.
2018 National ASID One to Watch Scholar Award Recipient
Professional qualifications: NCIDQ, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), WELL AP
Fun Facts I I love to paint with oil & acrylic I I have good luck when fishing I I have been in 8 weddings I I enjoy traveling & new adventures