As a native of Chico, Melanie attended Chico schools graduating from Chico High School and CSU Chico. She started in the Insurance Industry in 1990, and has enjoyed learning different aspects of insurance.
Melanie started as a customer service representative, became a claims representative for both auto and property. After 18 years, she decided to make a change and became a contents specialist traveling to several catastrophic losses in several states.
In 2012, Melanie was encouraged to change paths. She took the Life Agent Combo Course and the Property and Casualty Course, securing her license to go into the sales side of the insurance industry. She enjoys all aspects of insurance, especially assisting customers understand and meet their insurance needs.
Melanie grew up in Chico, enjoying all aspects of our City, especially Bidwell Park. One of her favorite pastimes is walking in the park, she has completed five marathons as a power walker. Besides walking, Melanie loves reading, watching her grandchildren play sports and hanging out with her family.
Melanie is an active member of Soroptimist International of Bidwell Rancho Chico. SIBR is a group of professional women who strive to make our community and world a better place for women and girls. They are a chapter of Soroptimist International, a worldwide volunteer organization for women.