Melany Guthrie is a native of Bridgeport, Texas and serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Communication and Fine Arts Department in the College of Liberal Arts. She has served in this position since August of 2018, and her duties include overseeing the logistical and financial aspects of the entire department. She brings with her a wealth of experience, including 20 years in mortgage finance, auditing, federal and state regulatory compliance, and warehouse management. She also works part time in a flower shop, which she and her family have owned since 1994. Melany and her family moved to Lubbock from Krugerville in 2011, after her husband was transferred to a new position. Her son Andrew has attended Lubbock Christian Schools since preschool.