Melanie was born a Michigan farm girl but has been a resident of Nevada for over 30 years, currently residing in Henderson. She graduated from Eldorado High School then attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Melanie is the mother of a quickly growing teenage son, who she refers to as her baby giraffe. She loves traveling, watching football, hiking with her Australian Sheppard twins and spending time with family and friends.
Melanie has been a licensed insurance agent for over 20 years, specializing in Commercial Business Insurance. Along with her business partner, she owned an independent agency for 7 years which was sold in July 2015. The sale of Partners Insurance lead to a wonderful opportunity to further her insurance career with AssuredPartners. She strives to be progressive in her education and has earned several designations in her field including Certified Insurance Counselor.
Melanie is a proud graduate of Leadership Henderson’s Class of 2013, winner of Leadership Henderson’s Best Class Ever award in 2015 & 2017. Melanie was awarded Alumni of the Year in 2018. She has been on Leadership Henderson’s Steering Committee for 4 years and now sits on the Henderson Chamber Foundation Board. Melanie has a passion for fundraising and facilitating with Henderson High School Leadership.