Melissa graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She also studied wellness coaching at the Mayo Clinic, where she became a Certified Wellness Coach. Motivated by her interests in health, she went on to acquire her Nutrition Consultant Certification at Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition. Melissa has worked as a catering chef where she specialized in making healthy food taste amazing, moving on to then become a healthy cooking instructor. For the last two years, she has worked as a health coach, where she was able to help people achieve their wellness goals. When not at Natural Grocers you can find her cooking up new recipes, biking around town, or exploring a new travel destination!