Owner, Residential Specialist
As a co-owner of the Onward Real Estate team, Melissa brings her former experience as an educator into the real estate business. She knows the value of effective communication and active listening skills in building rapport and achieving success and brings those skills to each of her relationships with clients. Her goal in working with her team of licensed real estate specialists is to utilize her expert market knowledge and negotiation skills to ensure a successful and smooth transaction for buyers, sellers and investors alike. Melissa's love of learning is evident in the professional designations she has achieved and the time she takes to educate her clients and help them navigate the home buying and selling processes. Her clients admire her level of preparation, professionalism and dedication to helping them achieve their goals. Clients speak highly of her integrity, patience and loyalty. Melissa's husband, Brad, runs the commercial division of Onward. Both of them are very active in their local Chambers of Commerce (Waco and Hewitt), and they love Waco and are excited about the continued growth of the area. They attend Renew Church Waco and support several local charities' work. The Onward Real Estate Team believes in giving back to the community they live, work and play in. Melissa and Brad have been married for over 30 years and are proud parents of Lindsey and Landon, all four of them graduates of Texas A&M University. They love the mountains and especially love spending time with their family in Lake City, Colorado - It is truly their "happy place." Melissa enjoys hiking, kayaking, "jeeping" and watching her husband fly fish.