Melissa is a Colorado Native and licensed architect, born and raised in Colorado Springs. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon where she learned a holistic, sustainable, and inclusive design approach in creating places for people to thrive. She is an advocate for green building and has earned her LEED AP BD+C.

Melissa finds great value in travel and has spent her years after graduation trekking in Nepal, working in New Zealand, and studying urban solutions in India. She also interned with Zehren and Associates in the Vail Valley where she honed her graphic and technical design skills for resort towns around the globe.

Outside of the office, you can find Melissa exploring her new home in Boulder, writing, and painting.