Melissa has a true passion for helping people, which is key when working as a Buyer Specialist for the Preferred Advisors Team. Her dedication to clients and listening to their needs in order to find the perfect home is what sets her apart. She believes the process of buying a home should be fun and educational and strives to make sure she provides both to clients. Buying a home is an investment and Melissa guides buyers through the marketplace so that they can make wise investment decisions. So, whether you are a first-time home-buyer, seasoned seller or relocating to the Topeka area Melissa can meet your needs.
Melissa grew up in Medicine Lodge, KS and moved to Topeka in 1992 to attend Washburn University where she was a member of the Lady Blues Basketball team. She graduated from Washburn with a degree in Social Work in 1996 and in 2006 Melissa received her Masters in Management from Friends University. Prior to her career in Real Estate Melissa worked in adult education for seventeen years, helping adult students reach their educational goals.
Melissa and her husband, Scott, have three very active children, Connor, Zach, and Bailey. Most of Melissa's free time is spent watching her kids participate in their activities, but she also enjoys golf, photography, and working in the yard.