Adoption Specialist, Kansas City
Melissa first worked with Bethany as an adoption specialist in 2001. After a move and taking time away to raise her children, she returned in 2014 as a regional specialist, covering Kansas City and western Missouri. She enjoys speaking with families about adoption, spending time with adoptive families in process, and providing them with personal care. Melissa is a St. Louis native, and she received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Baylor University and a graduate certificate in theology from Covenant Seminary. Melissa and her husband, Ritchey, reside in Kansas City with their three children.