Melissa Barnes is the Managing Director of Hammond Wealth Management, LLC and is responsible for effectively managing the daily business of the company. A native of Salisbury, MD, she attended both Wor-Wic Community College and Salisbury University. Before entering the Financial Industry in 2007, Melissa worked as an Adjuster in the insurance claims industry and as a Support Clerk for the Maryland Judiciary System. Her interest in investments began before she entered the industry and credits her parents for introducing her to savings and its importance at a young age. Melissa resides in Mardela Springs with her husband Jonathan and their two children.