Melissa Riley was born in Stockton, CA, and raised in the San Joaquin Valley area. She worked as an Office Manager in the Insurance Field for nine years before moving to the Wind Energy Field. She joined Pacific in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant to the Director of the Brubeck Institute.
Melissa has been married to her husband Jerry since 2006 and together they raise her two nieces. Melissa enjoys working with the children in her church and putting together plays and musical performances.