About Us

About Us


Melissa Montes

Academic Advisor, Recruitmentfile-1

Melissa was born in Orange County, California and moved to Fort Wayne, IN in 2007. She is the daughter of immigrant parents who left their families and everything behind, in search of a dream to give her and her siblings better opportunities. Their sacrifices were not in vain, she graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a B.S. in Public Health majoring in Human Development and Family Studies.

During her undergraduate education, she was involved in many organizations that promoted academic achievement, service to the community, leadership, and cultural enrichment. These organizations helped her develop her passion for higher education. She considers education as a right and important pathway to success. She wants to help bridge the gap to college for low-income and first generation students.