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Melissa (Mel)

After growing up in Beverly Hills, Melissa graduated from Boston University with a BS in Criminal Justice. She came to Arizona for Thanksgiving in 2020 and never left! Her job history includes being an Executive Assistant to the Beverly Hills Chief of Police and a filmographer and student manager of the BU women’s lacrosse team: she almost became a private investigator before joining the veterinary field. Melissa joined Applewood as a receptionist but as she is now attending school to become a Certified Veterinary Technician she is also working in the “back” of the hospital as a veterinary assistant. She and her wife Felicia spend their time with dogs Raven, Ivy and Cora plus kitties Elsa & Mia, and enjoy researching family history, watching sports, doing activities with their dogs and watching police pursuits (some habits never die!).