Melinda graduated from Western Iowa Tech Community College in 2010 with an Associate Degree of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She joined the Sports Rehab & Physical Therapy Associates team in 2010 and currently works at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. She works as a full time PTA in the inpatient, outpatient and home health setting. She enjoys working in the rural setting as it provides a wide variety of patients, in ages and diagnoses, as well as various settings, which keeps the day interesting. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family.