Melissa joined the front desk team at North Paw in November 2006. She currently serves as Head Receptionist and has a strong focus on client service. Melissa also chairs the Community Events Committee and loves seeing clients and their pets at local events! She has been an animal lover since she was a child, growing up in upstate New York. Melissa lives in Durham with her husband, Jake, and 4 fluffy cats, Abbey, Gus, Sophie and Charlie. Melissa is also a Certified Fear Free professional.