Alissa was born in California, but was an Army brat so she moved often as a child, but spent much of her childhood in Alabama. She met her husband in high school and after getting married, they lived in Birmingham together as he finished up college. Alissa loves living in Birmingham with her family of 6 because of the great family-oriented activities and beautiful scenery. Alissa spent much of her childhood in Alabama as her father retired from the Army here. After finishing up high school, she followed in her father’s footsteps and went on to serve in the same military branch for several years as well. Once she and her husband began to have children, they decided the military life was no longer ideal for them. Alissa received her Bachelor’s in business administration and marketing and afterward she got excited about building a business to solve a issue she struggled with, so she worked toward creating and patenting a modest breastfeeding product. Alissa also holds an esthetician and real estate license and currently works as a real estate agent while balancing caring for her household . You can often find Alissa spending time with her family, baking a new recipe, or trying to learn a new dance for fun.