Melodie graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a degree in Political Science and studied Business at Rutgers University and French at UC Berkley. Melodie is an avid supporter of housing and services for the no income and low-income people. Melodie is a skilled leader with a proven track record. As the CEO of CANNDIS, Melodie led the company’s successful development and profitable sale. Before that, Melodie was in charge of integrating the merger and acquisition of Barefoot, purchased by Intel corporation. Melodie has supported the development and advancement of sound mental health programs and mind-body-soul practices for all, especially for veterans dealing with the daily challenges of PTSD and chronic Pain.