Melissa R. Hagan
Melissa R. Hagan received her undergraduate degree in Communications/Public Relations from Mississippi University for Women in 1989. In pursuit of her interest in higher education and administration, Melissa graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1999 with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. She is an experienced educator, administrator, business owner, and community leader.
After locating to Panama City in 1998 as a military spouse, Melissa spent a majority of her career at Gulf Coast State College as a Grant Manager, Project Director, and served as the Chief Development Officer. She currently serves as the President of Emerald Coast Interview Consulting and has been helping aspiring airline pilots prepare for commercial aviation careers since 2002.
Melissa is heavily involved in the local community and served as Past President of Girls Inc. of Bay County; Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Salvation Army; Club Services Chairman for the Rotary Club of Panama City; and member of the Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center Women’s Advisory Board. In 2015, she was honored to be selected as a Junior Achievement Hall of Fame Laureate for outstanding leadership and community service.
Melissa and Aaron have three daughters: Kirksey, Kiley, and Chloe. They are proud to call Bay County home after serving and being a part of the military family at Tyndall AFB since 1998.Back