Marissa is from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She went to Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania where she received her bachelor’s degree in healthcare management in 2019 and her doctor of physical therapy in 2022. She always knew she wanted to work with kids, and after graduation, Marissa decided to make the move to Colorado to begin her professional career. Outside of work, Marissa enjoys weightlifting, hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, swimming, going to concerts, and traveling. She likes to spend her time at home reading, crafting, taking care of her houseplants, listening to Taylor Swift, and spending time with her kitten, Clementine.