Melissa is a long-time member of Southport Presbyterian Church.  She has volunteered in Children’s Ministry for a number of years, served on the school board of SPCS and volunteered in several ministry projects at the church.

Melissa is a Ball State graduate with a degree in Finance.  She has spent most of her adult life working in her family’s auction business, Christy’s of Indiana, located on the Southside of Indianapolis.  Melissa is a third generation auctioneer that answered God’s call into Children’s Ministry in 2016.  She is currently studying at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies.  She has a heart for children and families to know and love Jesus.

Melissa married her college sweetheart and together they have four children, Andrew, Sydney and twins Nate and Zach.  They reside in Franklin Township and enjoy watching the Flashes football team and the Marching Flashes in action.