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As our Payroll and Recruiting Manager, Melissa fulfills numerous vital functions within People First, including legislation compliance, payroll processing for over two thousand employees, staffing and report preparation (including retirement plans, new hires, time off and quarterly tax filings), payroll software and database maintenance, as well as assisting with any client HR issues.

Melissa is outgoing and loves to work with people. She came to People First 5 years ago. She brings over twelve years of management and employee relation experience to the People First team.

Melissa’s professionalism shines in her friendliness and through the personal pride she takes in providing the best possible service to all People First clients.

Originally from Boca Raton, FL, Melissa’s hobbies include singing, bowling, cruising and Pittsburgh Steelers football.