As a child, Melanie was always curious about how spaces fit together inside a building and what their relationship was to each other. That inspiration led her to architecture school and then to K2M. “I love coming to work every day and knowing that I am among friends–friends in five different states,” she says. Melanie loves to nurture relationships and that aligns quality perfectly with her favorite core value. “Inside and outside of K2M, team-building and nurturing relationships are one of the most important things we do.” If given the opportunity to meet anyone, she would choose her favorite author, Barbara Kingsolver, who changed Melanie’s life in middle school.