Glendora Gardens Inc., Glendora, California
Melinas first job after college was successfully managing a 10-acre retail/wholesale nursery and piloting the business through a recession. Responsible for bringing together investors (including herself) to purchase the nursery that she managed for 15 years, saving the jobs of more than 20 longtime employees.
Practice, Practice, Practice: Melina is a trained Reiki practitioner a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation.
Favorite Read: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. I love the spirited vigor of Janes internal state and how she disliked the hypocrisy in the people around her ... she was loved for her artistry and character rather than wealth and beauty. Qualities that I find more worthy of love.