Melinda McCormac is originally from Nashville. She earned her bachelor of science in biology from Lipscomb University. She went on to Vanderbilt University to complete her Medical Technologist certificate. She then conducted research and analyzed patient samples in the Molecular Infectious Disease Lab. McCormac is currently the Program Coordinator for Lipscomb University School of Nursing. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, being active, and spending time with her family.