As Director of Single Family Housing, Melissa oversees all phases of single-family home development, including initiating new projects, conducting pre-development activities, and monitoring construction. She is currently working on three different single-family home development projects in the Near Northside and Northline areas. Melissa was an immigration paralegal for 5 years and has worked with other nonprofit agencies such as United Way of Greater Houston and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Melissa holds a M.F.A in Interior Architecture and Design from the Academy of Art University, a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Houston, and an AutoCAD Draftsman certification from Lone Star College.