With extensive experience in human resources, Melissa serves as Director, Talent Management for Penn National Insurance, responsible for the full employee life-cycle to include talent acquisition, employee relations, talent development and performance management.

Prior to joining Penn National Insurance in 2023, Melissa held leadership positions at BAE Systems and Rite Aid Corporation.    Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and is a certified professional through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP).    Melissa also completed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion certification through the University of South Florida.

As a member of both the national and local chapters of SHRM, Melissa continues to contribute to the broader human resource community.  Her personal life is rooted in Carlisle, PA, where she enjoys family life with her husband and two sons.