Melissa joined Eos as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in June 2021. Melissa brings diverse experience managing legal risk, corporate governance,
compliance and legal process improvement. She was an associate with the law firm of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in Portland, Oregon before moving in-house to Erickson Incorporated, a global aerial services provider and OEM aerospace manufacturer. Melissa advanced to General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Legal & People, guiding Erickson through its successful chapter 11 reorganization, restructure and post-emergence. Melissa received her law degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Portland. She is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association, and she serves as a board member of Girls on the Run of Portland, a non-profit group dedicated to promoting the development, physical accomplishment and independence of young women. She is an avid runner, completing twelve marathons, most recently the 2017 Buenos Aires Marathon.