Melissa Snively has called Florida home since the age of 3, attended the University of Florida, and settled in Eastern Hillsborough County in 2001 with her husband, David, of 18 years. Melissa has worked in the insurance industry for the past 24 years, and has owned a State Farm Insurance Agency in eastern Hillsborough County since 2001. Melissa and David have 4 children.
Melissa was elected to the Hillsborough County School Board in 2014, serving the eastern and southern portions of Hillsborough County. As the 8th largest school district in the U.S., Melissa has brought a business background to the School Board, where a $3 billion budget is managed.