Melissa Andrews, CP® has more than 10 years of progressive and multi-faceted leadership experience in healthcare compliance and privacy. She spent over three years as a consultant, providing Virtual Chief Compliance Officer and Virtual Chief Privacy Officer services. She served as Privacy Officer for Trinity Mother Frances Health System and Regional Compliance and Privacy Manager for CHRISTUS Health. She has an associate degree in paralegal technology and her Certified Paralegal (CP®), with over 15 years of paralegal experience. She has a bachelor's degree in health care administration. She is certified in both healthcare privacy (CHPC) and compliance (CHC).