Melissa has more than 20 years experience in the educational technology industry and has spent the last 13 years in leadership roles with Classworks. Her experience and strategic approach keeps Classworks at the leading edge of education technology—a challenging feat in an industry that is constantly evolving. Melissa manages the development, sales, implementation, marketing, and professional development departments, along with daily operations. With her vision and oversight, Classworks successfully accomplishes its mission to deliver a high-quality instructional solution that helps students become critical thinkers and independent learners—over 1.9 million students use it for daily learning. Previously, Melissa was a product manager for Compass Learning during the launch of their new K-8 reading, math, and language arts programs, as well as assessment lines. She also worked in sales for both Compass Learning and Houghton Mifflin. In addition to running a thriving national company, Melissa is a wife and mother, with 16-year old twins at home and a son in graduate school at Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology). When she is not cheering on one of the twins at cross country, tennis, golf, or band practice, Melissa loves all types of exercise—yoga, spin, boxing, barre, and more.