Special Strong Champions Foundation Board Member and Treasurer
Melanie is a native Texan, born in Baytown and now residing in McKinney. She and her husband Brent have been married for 31 years and have two sons, Zachary, 28 and Luke, 25 as well as their dog Callie. Melanie was introduced to Special Strong with her son Luke being one of the first Special Strong participants.
Melanie has a BBA in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin. She began her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse and has continued to use her accounting knowledge in volunteer capacities while being a stay-at-home mom. Melanie is an avid sports fan, especially for any sport related to Baylor University, as well as the NBA Phoenix Suns. When she is not cheering for her favorite teams, she can be found teaching preschoolers at Bible Study Fellowship. She also loves games and puzzles. Melanie is ardent in her relationship with Jesus and is an advocate for people with different needs being given the opportunity to have these needs met.
Fun fact about Melanie is she loves organizing and cleaning. Melanie’s favorite bible passage is Matthew 22:37-40.