Marissa has lived in North Carolina for the majority of her life. After graduating from high school, Marissa decided she wanted to pursue her interest in Early Childhood Development so she went right to work at a center in RTP area. After a few years Marissa joined the TLS crew in 2010 and has enjoyed learning so much from the kids and continues to look forward to the many adventures the kids have in store for her. Since first joining TLS, Marissa has earned her Early Childhood Credentials and plans to continue her education. Marissa is the proud Mother to TLS Alumi, Brooklynn. Marissa enjoys spending as much time with her family as possible, weekend visits to the lake, and listening to music.