Melissa Daigrepont is a licensed attorney and served as a U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) from 2002 to 2012. She also served “boots on the ground” in Baghdad, Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and is a lifetime member of the NOLA Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8973.
Following her time in the Navy, Melissa worked for the Louisiana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration in public information, economic development, and international trade. She later worked as a Business Banker with Capital One’s Greater New Orleans team where she led the company’s Salute Military Network for Louisiana. Currently, Melissa is an Accredited Attorney representing Veterans against the VA in disability claims appeals. Melissa is also the Founder of Glitterous Stimulation which makes custom headpieces and glittered throws for parades and special events. She is also a member of the Krewe of Bosom Buddies and Krewe du Mishigas and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her four rescue dogs.
Melissa is currently our "runner". When she is volunteering she is driving all around New Orleans picking up and dropping off masks and material.