Melissa has lived in Anne Arundel County for over 25 years, along with her husband, three children and Golden Retriever, Beau. She graduated from the University of Maryland College Park, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. As an active participant in the community, Melissa has served as President of the Severna Park Mom’s Club and as a Member of the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as Vice President on her community Board of Directors. She volunteers for the Greater Severna Park Athletics Association and enjoys many outdoor activities including boating, playing tennis and traveling with her husband. Prior to earning her real estate license, Melissa gained valuable experience in Sales & Marketing with Fortune 500 companies which include Phillip Morris, Ansell Edmont and Aerotek. Melissa is proficient in negotiating all aspects of a transaction, fostering and managing relationships, and offering creative solutions no matter the circumstances. She is truly invested in making each customer experience positive and memorable. Her strong commitment to excellence drives her to offer reliable guidance throughout the buying and selling processes even as she leverages her superior local market knowledge and wealth of industry experience to add valuable insights in every transaction. As a Top Producing real estate agent with Long & Foster – Annapolis Fine Homes office, Melissa is a strong negotiator and resourceful advisor who understands the intricacies involved in a real estate transaction and works proficiently to streamline the buying and selling process. She is a hard-working, dedicated sales professional and she will always put your needs and goals first. Her approachable demeanor makes everyone feel comfortable, with customer service as her number ONE priority!