Prior to joining ACHS, Melissa Trujillo worked in post-secondary education for close to eight years in admissions advising and student finance with an emphasis on student success and retention. She has a strong desire to see others succeed and believes that education plays an integral role in success. Melissa recently completed a Master of Arts in Religion: Biblical Studies degree through Liberty University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice/Public Administration with an emphasis on Special Populations. She is the first in her family to earn a college degree. Melissa is a native Oregonian and loves the Pacific Northwest. She relishes all things outdoors: camping, hiking, exploring, running, biking, and most recently mountain climbing. She has a great appreciation for the outdoors and loves taking advantage of all the Portland area has to offer.