Coastal People

Melissa Rios

Senior Implementation Specialist


  • 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher who completed her schooling in Nosara, Costa Rica and Tulum, Mexico
  • Studying to complete a bachelor's in business administration
  • Promoted twice since joining Coastal Payroll in 2020
  • Serves on Coastal’s “Culture Club” that plans company-wide events

Personal Notes

In her free time, Melissa enjoys practicing yoga, rollerblading, hiking, working out, and paddle boarding. She and her husband are Padres season ticket holders—three years and counting! They like to try new foods and travel the world. Favorites include Japan, Thailand, and the Grand Cayman Islands. She and her husband have a double anniversary—the same dating and wedding anniversary dates!

Professional Background

Melissa’s background is in the housing sector, working at AMN Healthcare as a senior housing account executive supporting housing and travel needs for traveling physicians and doctors. Before joining Coastal, she worked as a third-party meeting consultant, assisting clients with their offsite meeting planning needs.

Key Strengths

  • Adaptable to difficult situations
  • Works well under pressure
  • Multi-tasks effectively
  • Tenacious problem-solver

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