Melissa “Mel” Obert started at Avery Hall in 2017 as a benefit solutions seasonal IMD account manager and was recently promoted to account executive for group benefits at the Salisbury office. Her specialty is working with business owners and human resources managers where she helps them create benefit packages that offer value to their employees.
Before Avery Hall, Mel worked as a visual specialist and assistant manager for a large clothing company. She also has been training horses and young competitive riders at farms in Salisbury, MD and Harrisburg PA since she was 18.
Mel was born in Willingboro, NJ and moved to Salisbury in 1998. She attended Harrisburg Area Community College where she received an AA in humanities, languages, and the arts.
Previously, Mel sat as a Board Member for a non-profit animal rescue in Harrisburg PA. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, attending concerts and music festivals, and horseback riding. Mel is a fan of the Philadelphia Flyers and is passionate about youth mentoring and education. Her favorite charities are Americorps, St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital and the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.