As an industrial hemp advocate Melissa utilizes her knowledge of agricultural conservation and cultural awareness speaking to people across the nation through her network building. Melissa is co-owner and CEO of Loveland Hemp Company, LLC est 2014. In 2015, and in partnership with her husband, they completed construction on a 1,500 sq. ft. hemp home with Certificate of Occupancy in Colorado. Currently her company is focused on economic development through processing and supply chain sustainability.