Melissa is Investor Relations Associate at Top Tier Capital Partners. Prior to joining Top Tier, she worked for Gaia Interactive and venture capital firms Shasta Ventures, Incubic Management, and Firelake Capital. Prior to her work in venture capital, Melissa was a regional director for a non-profit in the San Francisco Bay Area for 10 years and traveled to Asia and Europe to oversee programs. Melissa started her career at Prudential Securities, where she earned her Series 7 and Series 63 licenses. Melissa graduated from St. Mary's College in Moraga, as well as Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont.