Melissa was born and raised in Aurora IL. In 1992, she married Rob, the only man who laughed at her jokes, and in 1994 they moved to Massachusetts. After working in retail management for 20 years, Melissa took time off to start a family in 2002. She discovered a passion for serving in children’s ministry when the Kosman family moved back to Illinois in 2005. Soon after returning to Massachusetts in 2009, they made Crossway their church home. Before joining the Crossway staff, Melissa was a Community Event Manager for the American Cancer Society. Melissa, Rob and their two incredible children, Madeline & Mason, volunteer in ministry across all three Crossway campuses. When not serving at Crossway or in her local community, Melissa enjoys pilates, yoga, running, hiking and Friday night pizza/movie night with her family.