Melissa Ryan is an experienced lawyer and business executive with a passion for organizations that focus on providing opportunities to school-aged kids. Melissa has a diverse professional background that includes positions in a variety of industries including marketing, law and real estate. Melissa received a B.A. in Speech-Communications from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is a past board member of the Public Education and Business Coalition in Denver, Colorado. Melissa has two daughters who love to play music and ski.